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Oct 16, 2019, 16:03 ET Toby Keith Brings The Independence Fund to Center Stage

MULTI-PLATINUM singer and songwriter Toby Keith along with The Independence Fund will be presenting catastrophically wounded Veterans $16,000...


Jul 08, 2019, 13:16 ET Florida Georgia Line Brings The Independence Fund Center Stage

MULTI-PLATINUM duo Florida Georgia Line (FGL) along with The Independence Fund will be presenting catastrophically wounded Veterans all-terrain...


Jun 06, 2019, 12:00 ET The MISSION Act is Here

The Independence Fund is in full support of the final rules for both Community Care/Access Standards and Urgent Care regulations, published by The...


Apr 04, 2019, 11:00 ET New Program to Combat Veteran Suicide Begins with 100 Soldier Reunion

Today, The Independence Fund launched the first Operation RESILIENCY retreat in Charlotte, NC to combat Veteran suicide, hosting 98 former members of ...


Mar 05, 2019, 14:06 ET PREVENT Initiative: Executive Order To Combat Veteran Suicide

The Independence Fund applauds President Trump for his commitment to serve America's wounded Veterans and their families. Today's Executive Order...


Jan 31, 2019, 09:00 ET New Community Access Standards Released By The Department Of Veterans Affairs

The Independence Fund applauds the Department of Veterans Affairs on the release of the new Access Standards required by the VA health care reform...


Jan 24, 2019, 15:18 ET Motivational Speaking Team Of Catastrophically Wounded Combat Vets From Wars In Iraq And Afghanistan Launches

Today, the Tiger Team 7, a unit of catastrophically wounded combat Veterans from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, has been launched. Tiger Team 7 is a...


Dec 19, 2018, 18:26 ET The Independence Fund Applauds Secretary Robert Wilkie's Decision To Immediately Stop All Demotions And Discharges From The VA Caregiver Program

Today, during questioning at a joint House and Senate hearing, Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) Robert Wilkie stated he would not demote or...


Dec 10, 2018, 13:00 ET OPERATION RESILIENCY Suicide Prevention Program for Veterans Launched by The Independence Fund and the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention (OMHSP)

Today, The Independence Fund announces a partnership with the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention...


Nov 08, 2018, 12:00 ET Charlotte Company Receives the Gold Award for 2018 HIRE Vets Medallion Program from the U.S. Department of Labor

Today, The Independence Fund was awarded the prestigious Gold HIRE Vets Medallion Award by the U.S. Department of Labor for recruiting, hiring, and...


Oct 15, 2018, 12:20 ET Children of Catastrophically Wounded Veterans Benefit from National Program Launched Today

The Independence Fund today launched a new Family program for the children of wounded Veterans and their Caregivers. Seven wounded Veteran families...


Sep 26, 2018, 09:00 ET New Adaptive Rowing Shell And Fixed Seat System Will Give Wounded Veterans And Para-Athletes Greater Independence On The Water

An adaptive double racing shell and revolutionary fixed rowing seats will be launched in Boston tomorrow, allowing wounded Veterans and para-athletes ...


Sep 21, 2018, 09:00 ET Thomas Rapisardo, M.D., Receives First Annual Healthcare Hero Award For Distinguished VA Service To Veterans

Thomas Rapisardo, M.D., today received the first annual Healthcare Hero Award from The Independence Fund for his exemplary service and dedication to...


Jul 16, 2018, 14:46 ET The Independence Fund Presents An All-Terrain Track Chair To A Wounded Veteran At The 14th Annual Celebrity Sweat Softball Challenge

The Independence Fund presented an all-terrain track chair to a seriously wounded Veteran at the 14th annual Celebrity Sweat Softball Challenge at...