The Flagpole - eNewsletter
Edition 52 | June 16th, 2020
Honor. Empower. Connect.
The Army Women’s Foundation and Trident University recognize the importance of education and the role it plays in personal, professional and economic fulfillment. As part of the Army Women’s Foundation Scholarship Program, the Trident University Scholarship Program provides full-ride scholarships to Women Soldiers, past and present, and their lineal descendants to help them attain their educational goals. The Trident University Scholarship Program annually provides full ride scholarships for one (1) student pursuing a bachelor’s degree and one (1) student pursuing a graduate degree. Scholarships are awarded only for coursework from Trident University. 

Deadline: 15 July 2020
PTSD Awareness Month

The Equine Science Center at Rutgers University has announced its fundraising initiative kickoff for a research project that will focus on Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT) for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) which will coincide with June’s Month of the Horse in New Jersey.
“I've gone through a lot of darkness and I see me emerging just like these radishes,” said Air Force veteran Isna T. Summerlin. Summerlin who says her battle with PTSD goes back decades.
A Lorain Army veteran who fought for our country carried that fighting spirit into her journey of earning a college degree—a goal she recently accomplished at the Lorain County Community College.
The Army Women’s Foundation honors the service and sacrifices of U.S. Army women through our Hall of Fame Induction and Special Recognition Awards program. Women who have served in the Army or the Armed Forces, and contributed extraordinary service are eligible for induction into the US Army Women’s Hall of Fame. Our Special Recognition Awards are presented to any individual who has made exceptional contributions to women in the Army or the Armed Forces. Most inductees are women who have served in the US Army, but the list of honorees also includes Brigadier General Wilma Vaught, USAF, Retired.
Our Hall of Fame Awards were first presented in 2009, and have been presented each year since then.

Nominations are open until July 31st, 2020:
Support AWF When You Shop on Amazon
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AmazonSmile customers can now support US Army Womens Foundation in the Amazon shopping app on iOS and Android mobile phones! Simply follow these instructions to turn on AmazonSmile and start generating donations.

  1. Open the Amazon Shopping app on your device
  2. Go into the main menu of the Amazon Shopping app and tap into 'Settings'
  3. Tap 'AmazonSmile' and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process

If you do not have the latest version of the Amazon Shopping app, update your app. Click here for instructions.
PenFed Credit Union's mission isn’t simply to help our members get by. We exist to help them realize every ounce of their potential. We exist to educate, but to also encourage. We exist to usher their dreams into the land of reality.
Fluor's giving programs focus support on organizations around the world where the company has a presence. They also support the military community by providing meaningful, challenging career opportunities where military skills and experience may be a perfect fit.
GE Aviation's commitment is underscored by an expansive network of programs that include research, scholarships, training, job placement, career counseling and charitable work, as well as programs that help ease the transition into civilian life.
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