HFOT Veteran reunites with U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth 12 years after injury

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Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?” Every Veteran and active Servicemember embodies the meaning of this quote. They joined the military aware of the consequences of putting themselves in harm’s way. Yet they made the selfless decision anyway, all to keep their …

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Top Seven Best Practices of HFOT’s Donors

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Our donors are a savvy bunch. They want to ensure their hard earned funds are helping a legitimate and fiscally responsible organization, so they do their homework, often consulting and relying on the guidance of professional evaluators such as Charity Navigator. If you recognize any of these habits in your own giving practices, congratulations – …

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HFOT Veterans attend CNN’s Town Hall meeting with Obama

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  A few HFOT family members had their voices heard not only by millions across the country, but by the Commander in Chief himself on Wednesday night, Sept. 28. Brandon Rumbaugh and Dwayne Cole and his wife Shontel were among the crowd of Veterans at CNN’s Town Hall meeting with President Barack Obama. The evening …

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Firsthand Account: HFOT President/CEO Tim McHale recalls his experience at the Pentagon on September 11

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On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, while serving on the Joint Staff at the Pentagon, the news of an airplane hitting the North Tower of the World Trade Center came over the television in our office. We quickly stood up from our desks and turned up the sound as we watched the smoke billowing …

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