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Culinary Bootcamp Builds Comradery

It is hot and it is noisy but the troops don’t seem to mind, safety is important but the mission always comes first. Their leader goes around ensuring everyone is using the right tools and following instructions. Everyone understands why they are here, they all volunteered after all. For a few hours they forget about their injuries, they leave their problems at the door and they enjoy working alongside other veterans. The mission on this day is to build comradery, create something with their hands and go home with some new knowledge. I am talking about Arizona Culinary Institutes Culinary Bootcamp.

ACI’s Culinary Bootcamp is in its second year and going strong. This program is meant to assist wounded warriors, …

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KOTA Longboards, a custom longboard manufacturer, announces the launch of a WeFunder Campaign

Denver, CO: KOTA Longboards, a custom longboard manufacturer, announces the launch of a WeFunder Campaign to secure and expand market reach in the US Action Sports Market.

KOTA Longboards started in the Spring of 2012, out of the Founders garage and has expanded into an 10,000 sq ft factory in Denver, Colorado. KOTA has steadily refined it’s processes and reach nationally through direct to consumer sales, co-brand relationships such as Anheuser Busch, Wounded Warrior Project and many others and through deliberate expansion into brand-centric, national retail options, such as Scheels and Ron Jon Surf Shop.  Repeatedly, KOTA has been featured in iconic publications such as Outside Magazine, Men’s Journal, and Popular Mechanics, KOTA Longboards has created a following of …

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ARMY VETERAN DEFIES THE ODDS AND WINS RACING SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP

Jonathon Tepes Sharkey who was born and raised in Elizabeth, NJ before entering the US Army as a 13 Bravo after high school, has defies the odds against him, not once in 12 months, but twice.

Jonathon is a 100% Service-Connected Army Veteran, who has undergone a total of 22 knee operations (13 on his left knee, to include a Total Knee Replacement in 2010 and 9 operations on his right knee).

On September 12, 2014, only 5 months after his 22nd knee operation, Jonathon returned to Motorsports. He started his comeback by racing Yamaha Pipe at Showtime Speedway in Pinellas Park, FL. He finished 3rd in his return race. Seven months later on April 12, 2015, Jonathon …

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The United States Finally Recognizes our Nation’s Freedom Fighters

WASHINGTON — Americans who exemplified how to defeat the enemies of freedom were honored at a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol Building on Wednesday, March 21, 2018.  The Office of Strategic Services (OSS), which had 13,000 members during World War II was honored with the Congressional Gold Medal in front of five living members in the audience.

“It is the spirit of these veterans that endures,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican, said. “Their pluck and patriotism proved that any American could rise to defeat the foes of freedom. How fortunate we are that these heroes answered the call.”

The Congressional Gold Medal is the highest civilian distinction awarded in the United States. A single gold medal has been …

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Miami, Where Dreams Do Come True

Miami, FL just might be the new spot where dreams come true.  This past week Heroes Media Group had the honor of being a part of “The Dream Brunch” held on the SeaFair Miami, a Mega Yacht, which was put on by our friends at J. Gisele a veteran owned Events & Entertainment Agency that is quickly taking the world by storm!

You couldn’t ask for a better day.  The sun was out, cool breeze blowing and we got to spend the day celebrating a veteran-owned business in style.  Jessica Tabbert (Founder and CEO of J. Gisele) knows how to throw an event!  From the Mega Yacht to the top of the line food, drink service, music, entertainment and speakers, …

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