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  • Navy SEAL Foundation Fall 2022 Newsletter

    Welcome to the Navy SEAL Foundation Fall 2022 Newsletter. You’ll find news and updates about program initiatives and events in this issue.

  • NAVY SEAL FOUNDATION SUMMER 2022 NEWSLETTER

    There are no words to adequately honor the fallen or show our sympathy and sorrow to those left behind. This year, the Foundation created a Memorial Day video expressing this sentiment across our platforms.

  • Navy SEAL Foundation Spring 2022 Newsletter

    If you haven’t seen our new Pillars of Support videos please check them out on our YouTube page!

  • Navy SEAL Foundation Winter 2021 Newsletter

    In this issue, we bring you some updates about our Gold Star Siblings Wellness Weekend, the Warrior Fitness Program, National Warrior Call Day, scholarships, as well as SQT and CQT graduation support.

  • Navy SEAL Foundation Fall 2021 Newsletter

    Every quarter we will be providing you with some in-depth updates as to what’s been going on at NSF for the last few months.

  • Navy SEAL Foundation Announces Official Partnership with SENTRY Products Group, LLC

    Since its founding in 2000, The Navy SEAL Foundation has remained the premier benevolent organization serving U.S. Navy SEALs, Special Warfare Combatant-Craft Crewmen (SWCCs), and active-duty service members assigned to NSW commands. NSF’s support also reaches […]

  • Sue and Harvey Allon Denver Evening of Tribute

    Benefit Raises Over $1,000,000 For U.S. Navy SEALs And Their Families Thursday evening, executives, supporters, and heroes came together for the 10th Annual Denver Evening of Tribute benefiting the Navy SEAL Foundation at Modern Aviation. The […]

  • Navy SEAL Foundation Announces 2021 Patriot Award Recipient

    David Herro, Chief Investment Officer, International Equities, at Harris Associates, L.P., will be presented with the prestigious award at the 10th annual Evening of Tribute event on September 14th (VIRGINIA BEACH, VA. JULY 15th, 2021) The […]

  • Navy SEAL Foundation Announces Launch of TEAMWORK Challenge

    The Navy SEAL Foundation (NSF) is pleased to announce the launch of the TEAMWORK Fitness Challenge, a new athletic fundraising event inspired by the Navy SEAL Physical Screening Test (PST). The challenge will include pull-ups, push-ups, sit-ups, and a three-mile timed run and participants can join in from anywhere around the world. The in-person event will be held in San Diego, California, on October 16th, and all fundraisers will be eligible to earn TEAMWORK gear and prizes.

  • Navy SEAL Foundation Announces the Release of the NEW Navy SEAL 4221.BO.NSF.SET Series by Official Partner Luminox

    The Navy SEAL Foundation is excited to announce a new collaborative timepiece by their Official Partner, Luminox. In 1992, a Navy SEAL named Nick North was given a unique mission: Cut through the darkness. The SEALs […]

  • Official Partners Kill Cliff Release Limited Edition Commemorative Cans to Celebrate 10 Years of Giving Back to the Navy SEAL Foundation

    Our friends at Kill Cliff, the World’s best-selling and best-tasting clean energy drink, are celebrating their 10th anniversary and our longtime partnership by dropping a limited edition Commemorative Can. The red, white, and blue can pays […]

  • Navy SEAL Foundation Announces the Release of the NEW Navy SEAL 3050 Series by Official Partner Luminox

    This is the third watch released by Luminox in collaboration with the Navy SEAL Foundation which is now represented in each evolution of Luminox’s Navy SEAL Series. The Navy SEAL Foundation is excited to announce a […]

  • March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

    March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. It’s a topic that’s very relevant to the Naval Special Warfare (NSW) community and what we do at the Navy SEAL Foundation (NSF) to support it. So we wanted to […]

  • Navy SEAL Foundation Earns Charity Navigator’s 4-Star Rating for Tenth Consecutive Year

    Accomplishment Ranks America’s Premier Non-profit Organization Serving SEALs and the Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Community Among the Top 3% of rated Charities; Perfect 100 Score for the Sixth Straight Year Places Them in the Top 1% […]

  • American Aero FTW Continues Its Support of the Navy SEAL Foundation for the 8th Consecutive Year

    Fort Worth, Texas-based FBO is committed to helping SEALs become pilots and has contributed over $133,000 since its support began in 2013 Nearly 200 Naval Special Warfare (NSW) operators transition to civilian life from their active-duty […]

  • Navy SEAL Foundation Contributes $50,000 to Support Major PTSD Study

    The Navy SEAL Foundation (NSF) recently pledged one of the organization’s largest single grants in its 20-year history to support a major Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) study. The Foundation committed $50,000 to the project that […]

  • October 2020 SITREP

    Read about Navy SEAL Foundation’s programmatic offerings and the impact these programs have made on thousands of U.S. Navy SEALs, SWCCs, NSW enablers, SEAL and SWCC veterans, their families, and caregivers, and our Gold Star and Surviving Family members in the 2019 Annual Report.

  • Navy SEAL Foundation’s 2020 Evening of Tribute Raises over $3.2 million in support of SEALs and their families

    Last week, the Navy SEAL Foundation hosted its 9th Annual Midwest Evening of Tribute. Donors from more than 26 states and Puerto Rico showed their support for the benevolent organization and contributed over $3.2 million to sustain its programs. The live-streamed event, which has always been a cornerstone of the organization’s fundraising efforts, was held in Chicago and included a limited number of on-site attendees following state and local ordinances. The event’s virtual audience was tuned in from across the globe and included active-duty Naval Special Warfare (NSW) community members and NSW Gold Star and Surviving Family members.

  • We are incredibly honored to share that Vice Admiral P. Gardner Howe, III, USN, Ret. has joined the Navy SEAL Foundation Board of Advisors.

    We are incredibly honored to share that Vice Admiral P. Gardner Howe, III, USN, Ret. has joined the Navy SEAL Foundation Board of Advisors. Vice Admiral Howe retired from the U.S. Navy in 2019 after serving […]

  • We are incredibly honored to share that retired Navy Rear Admiral Brian Hendrickson has joined the Navy SEAL Foundation Board of Advisors.

    We are incredibly honored to share that retired Navy Rear Admiral Brian Hendrickson has joined the Navy SEAL Foundation Board of Advisors. Rear Admiral Hendrickson retired from the U.S. Navy in September of 2019 after 32 […]

  • Navy SEAL Foundation announces their official partnership with the fitness-conscious winemaker FitVine.

    The Navy SEAL Foundation (NSF), America’s premier non-profit organization serving SEALs and the Naval Special Warfare (NSW) community, today announced its newest Official Partnership with the fitness-conscious winemaker FitVine. FitVine, founded in 2015 by two wine-and-fitness […]

  • July 2020 SITREP

    The Navy SEAL Foundation Announces $10 Million Leadership Gift from Philanthropist Ken Griffin which will support critical programming and high-quality care for the men and women who serve this country and
    their families.

  • Navy SEAL Foundation Welcomes Luminox As An Official Partner

    The Navy SEAL Foundation will celebrate Independence Day by welcoming world renowned watchmaker Luminox as a new official sponsor. The Navy SEAL Foundation announced today that it will celebrate Independence Day by welcoming world renowned watchmaker […]

  • The Navy SEAL Foundation Announces $10 Million Leadership Gift from Philanthropist Ken Griffin

    The Navy SEAL Foundation Announces $10 Million Leadership Gift from Philanthropist Ken Griffin which will support critical programming and high-quality care for the men and women who serve this country and their families. The Navy SEAL […]

  • The Navy SEAL Foundation names Miles D. White as the 2020 Navy SEAL Foundation Midwest Evening of Tribute Patriot Award Recipient

    Bob and Veronica Loquercio, 2020 Chairpersons of the Navy SEAL Foundation’s Midwest Evening of Tribute, are excited to announce Miles D. White, Executive Chairman of Abbott, has been selected as the 2020 Navy SEAL Foundation Patriot […]

  • June 2020 SITREP

    On Saturday, May 16, MISSION BBQ presented the Navy SEAL Foundation with their annual American Heroes Cup donation in the amount of $69,210!! This donation was made possible by the generous support of their customers throughout the Hampton Roads area in Virginia. MISSION BBQ donates $2 from the purchase of each cup to NSF and this year, Phil Boyer, Regional Director of Operations with MISSION BBQ presented the donation to Sara Berry, Director of Marketing and Communications for NSF.

  • May 2020 SITREP

    Although NSF is adjusting to the effects of COVID-19 like the rest of the nation, it does not stop or hinder our passion, commitment or ability to support the NSW community. NSW’s mission continues, and so does ours!

  • March 2020 SITREP

    For the ninth year in a row, non-profit evaluator Charity Navigator has awarded Navy SEAL Foundation their coveted four-star rating! Charity Navigator bases its ratings on non-profits’ financial health and their commitment to accountability and transparency. This year, NSF also received our 5th consecutive perfect 100 score which places us in the top 1% of all charities evaluated!

  • February 2020 SITREP

    Huge thanks to everyone who participated and supported this year’s Tampa Bay Frogman Swim, held January 12th! This year’s event included 175 swimmers, 185 kayakers, 80 volunteers and close to 300 spectators! TBFS also hosted nearly 50 Gold Star and Surviving Family members as honored guests.

  • January 2020 SITREP

    2020 marks our 20th year of support for the Naval Special Warfare community and its families and in that time we’ve invested over $200 million in programs benefiting SEALs, SWCCs, NSW enablers, their families and our SEAL and SWCC veterans. We could not do what we do without the generous support of our donors, partners, and leadership.

  • December 2019 SITREP

    In October, the Navy SEAL Foundation held its 4th annual Whole Warrior Health Impact Forum. Attendees of this event engaged in a complex narrative on the topic of suicide. Leading experts in their respective fields shared the most relevant, cutting edge, education and practices regarding issues that affect the Naval Special Warfare community and the military at large.

  • November 2019 SITREP

    As part of its comprehensive care for the surviving family members of NSW’s fallen, the Navy SEAL Foundation brings together surviving siblings each year at its Sibling Wellness Weekend.

  • October 2019 SITREP

    On September 4th, hundreds of patriots, executives, and heroes filled the Hilton Ballroom at 720 S. Michigan Avenue as friends and supporters of the Navy SEAL Foundation assembled for the 2019 Midwest Evening of Tribute.

  • September 2019 SITREP

    On Thursday, August 8th, hundreds of Denver’s most patriotic citizens, including local and state executives and dignitaries, gathered at Centennial Airport’s Modern Aviation for the Navy SEAL Foundation’s 8th Annual Denver Evening of Tribute.

  • August 2019 SITREP

    The Navy SEAL Foundation understands the significance of finding meaningful employment once an operator leaves the active-duty community and generously funds several transition programs to equip and empower the operator well before his/her transition starts. Whether it’s a two-day educational workshop or a multi-week, comprehensive curriculum, the Navy SEAL Foundation stands ready to support our community before, during and following their transition.

  • July 2019 SITREP

    We are so excited to share that global fitness brand, Reebok, and the Navy SEAL Foundation have entered into an official partnership to support the Naval Special Warfare community. Reebok is now the Official Human Performance Partner of NSF and will support the community we serve during key holidays and with other promotions throughout 2019 and 2020.

  • June 2019 SITREP

    On May 15th, 2019, staff from our East Coast office visited the Mission BBQ Virginia Beach location for MISSION’s annual donation check presentation ceremony. Since 2016, MISSION BBQ has been a proud supporter of NSF — helping to raise vital funds through its American Heroes Cup program, donating $2 of every purchase to NSF.

  • May 2019 SITREP

    The Fourth Biennial Palm Beach Evening of Tribute benefiting the Navy SEAL Foundation and the National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum, was held on April 1, 2019. The event, hosted by Kie Cundey, Ann Heathwood, Elliot Hershberg, Molly Slattery, Marjorie McCloskey O’Neil, Nancy Wildrick, Rebecca Williams and Jane Woodman raised over $1.5 million in support of SEALs and the Naval Special Warfare community.

  • April 2019 SITREP

    On March 6th, while in NYC for the 2019 Benefit, NSF closed the markets by Ringing the Closing Bell at Nasdaq! Foundation board members, ambassadors, and staff participated in the live ceremony in the heart of NYC–Times Square! Thank you to Nasdaq for sharing the Foundation’s work with a live audience of millions!

  • March 2019 SITREP

    We are so excited to share that the NSF has once again received a 4-Star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest and most-referenced independent evaluator of national charities. In addition, NSF scored a perfect 100 on the charitable watchdog’s ranking system for the fourth year in a row.

  • February 2019 SITREP

    The Navy SEAL Foundation is excited to welcome Vice Admiral (RET.) Sean Pybus as the new chairman of the Foundation’s board of directors, replacing Rear Admiral (RET.) Garry Bonelli who completed his term as of January 31st.

  • The Navy SEAL Foundation welcomes new Chairman, Vice Adm. (RET) Sean A. Pybus

    The Navy SEAL Foundation is excited to welcome Vice Admiral (RET.) Sean Pybus as the new chairman of the Foundation’s board of directors, replacing Rear Admiral (RET.) Garry Bonelli who completed his term as of January 31st.

  • January 2019 SITREP

    While attached to Task Unit Bruiser in Ramadi, Iraq in 2006, a sniper’s bullet struck SO2 Ryan Job’s rifle. Pieces of the shattered weapon tore through his face, destroying one eye and severing the optic nerves of the other. Job died several years later following complications of facial reconstructive surgery. The Navy SEAL Foundation was honored to support the presentation of a replica of Job’s shadow box that hangs in the SEAL Team THREE classroom, along with an engraved knife and a wooden American flag with over 130 Tridents tacked to the flag, to his surviving family.

  • Real Estate Visionary Rick J. Caruso Presented with NSF Patriot Award at 2018 Los Angeles Evening of Tribute

    On the evening of November 7, hundreds of executives, supporters, patriots and heroes assembled at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel for the Navy SEAL Foundation’s 2018 Los Angeles Evening of Tribute. This Evening of Tribute was created […]

  • $1 Million Scholarship Endowment to Help Veteran SEALs

    Booth School of Business Receives $1.0 Million Scholarship Endowment to Help Veteran SEALs Advance Their Education from Foundation NLC Members Steven and Jennifer Czech.

  • December 2018 SITREP

    On Monday, November 26th, the New York Stock Exchange welcomed the Navy SEAL Foundation to the Trading Floor to ring The Closing Bell in recognition of
    our important mission and the work we do in support of SEALs and their families.

  • November 2018 SITREP

    This month the Navy SEAL Foundation supported 48 wounded, ill and injured requests which included logistical family support, required rehabilitation equipment, veteran medical support for combat sustained injuries, casualty checks, medical board stipend support, respite child care, and other financial assistance.

  • A COMPANY OF WARRIORS: VALHALLA’S FORGE

    Valhalla’s Forge is a company like no other. Run by retired Navy SEAL Jimmy Hintzke, the business specializes in custom metal and woodwork and has been doing so for over 20 years. When I say “custom” metal and woodwork, I mean CUSTOM stuff. This is not some run-of-the-mill plaque shop where you get the latest Employee of the Month Award engraved or your men’s softball league trophy made. This is something far, far different, better, and more badass.

  • OCTOBER 2018 SITREP

    On September 19, the Navy SEAL Foundation celebrated the establishment of our new west coast location with a grand opening event. The official ribbon cutting ceremony and community open house were attended by many of our closest friends in Coronado, local dignitaries, military leaders, and community members. The office is centrally located in downtown Coronado off B Avenue, and it serves as a resource center for SEALs and NSW personnel on the west coast.

  • Navy SEAL Foundation Receives $10,000 Donation from the Ironman Foundation

    On Saturday, September 15, 2018, The IRONMAN Foundation® made a $10,000 donation to the Navy SEAL Foundation in conjunction with the IRONMAN® 70.3® SUPERFROG triathlon which was held on Sunday, September 16, in Imperial Beach, California. Since […]

  • SEPTEMBER 2018 SITREP

    Through our Veteran Crisis Assistance Program, NSF provides crucial resources, tragedy assistance funds, and transition support to NSW veterans in need. We work to quickly respond to the needs of our NSW veteran families, ensuring those who have served with dignity and honor have the resources they need to face life’s challenges.

  • August 2018 SITREP

    We are pleased to announce the recent hiring of retired SEAL Chris Irwin to the position of Director of Development for the West
    Coast Region.

  • July 2018 SITREP

    This month the Navy SEAL Foundation supported 17 requests under our Warrior & Family Support pillar. In one case, the infant of an active-duty SEAL experienced significant complications following birth, and because of these complications they now require around-the-clock care and attention.

  • June 2018 SITREP

    The Foundation provides a range of programs and services to those warriors and families who have sustained injuries, illnesses or catastrophic loss during, or because of, their Naval Special Warfare (NSW) service.

  • MAY 2018 SITREP

    This month, NSF supported 56 wounded, ill and injured requests (32 SEAL, 5 SWCC, 10 Support and 9 Retired) which included logistical family support, necessary rehabilitation equipment, veteran medical support for combat sustained injuries, casualty checks,
    medical board stipends, respite childcare, and other financial assistance. An active-duty SEAL was injured during training and

  • APRIL 2018

    This month the Navy SEAL Foundation supported 70 wounded, ill and injured requests which included help with logistical family
    support, necessary rehabilitation equipment, veteran medical support for combat sustained injuries, funds for immediate tragedy
    assistance, medical board stipend support, respite childcare and other financial assistance.

  • FEBRUARY-MARCH 2018

    This month, the Foundation supported 65 wounded, ill and injured requests to
    include logistical family support, necessary rehabilitation equipment, veteran
    medical support for combat sustained injuries, casualty checks, medical board
    stipend, respite childcare, and financial assistance.

  • JANUARY-FEBRUARY 2018

    This month, the Navy SEAL Foundation supported 22 wounded,
    ill and injured requests (13 SEAL, 7 Support, 2 SWCC) to include
    logistical family support, necessary rehabilitation equipment
    and veteran medical support for combat sustained injuries.

  • November 2017 SITREP

    November 6-7, the Navy SEAL Foundation hosted over 500 medical professionals, Naval Special Warfare (NSW) community members, caregivers and thought leaders at our 2ndAnnual Impact Forum, held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego.

  • October 2017 SITREP

    This month the Navy SEAL Foundation responded to 30 individual requests for support of a Naval Special Warfare Warriors and their families. Of the 30 requests, 14 of them were in support of SEALs; two were in support of SWCCs and 14 were for support personnel assigned to NSW commands.

  • Navy SEAL Foundation Announces New Permanent Office Space in Coronado, California

    The Navy SEAL Foundation, America’s premier nonprofit organization serving the Naval Special Warfare (NSW) community and its families, is excited to announce its plans to open a new permanent office space in Coronado, California. The planned […]

  • Navy SEAL Foundation CHICAGO Benefit Raises Record-Breaking $5 MILLION

    On Wednesday, September 27th, the Navy SEAL Foundation hosted its 6th annual Chicago Evening of Tribute to honor the bravery and sacrifice of the Naval Special Warfare community and its families. Under the leadership of Bill […]

  • September 2017 SITREP

    This month the Foundation was excited to partner with Exum Mountain Guides and Mission Memorial Day to enable 3 active-duty SEALs to participate in the 5th annual Grand Teton Veterans Adaptive Climb with Exum Mountain Guides.

  • AUGUST 2017 SITREP

    This month the Navy SEAL Foundation supported 29 wounded, ill and injured requests to include logistical family support, necessary rehabilitation equipment and veteran medical support for combat sustained injuries.

  • JULY 2017 SITREP

    Hundreds gathered on July 20th at the Virginia Beach ocean front to witness the dedication of the country’s newest Navy SEAL Monument. The project, featuring the “Naked Warrior” statue and sand from places all around the world where SEALs have served, was spearheaded by Rick Woolard, a retired SEAL Captain.

  • JUNE 2017 SITREP

    There’s no question about it; summer is a busy time at the Navy SEAL Foundation! Between our seven specialized summer camps for Naval Special Warfare (NSW) kids and teens, our annual family support activities, the myriad of fundraising events, and our day-to-day operations we are surrounded by a constant buzz of activity. This time of year is also a time of great reflection, with patriotic holidays and sadly, many NSW memorial anniversaries for our Fallen Heroes.

  • Navy SEAL Foundation – Hawaii Merges with Navy SEAL Foundation (National)

    The Boards of Directors of the Navy SEAL Foundation-Hawaii and the Navy SEAL Foundation (National) are pleased to announce the merger of these two benevolent organizations which serve the Naval Special Warfare (NSW) community and its […]

  • Navy SEAL Foundation New York Benefit Dinner A Record-breaking Success–Raises $12.75 Million!

    An estimated 1,900 patriots gathered at the New York Marriott Marquis on March 2, 2017, for the ninth annual Navy SEAL Foundation New York City Benefit Dinner to recognize the courage, commitment, and sacrifice of U.S. […]

  • NSF Volunteer Spotlight – Stephen J. Czech

    The Navy SEAL Foundation is fortunate to have some of the most exceptional volunteers in the country. These selfless friends of the Foundation come in all ages and from all walks of life. They run the […]

  • Operation North to the Future Alaskan Adventure

    In July 2016, the Navy SEAL Foundation hosted the “North to the Future” adventure which brought Naval Special Warfare Gold Star & Surviving Teens to the beautiful state of Alaska for five days of fun and […]

  • WHOLE WARRIOR HEALTH

    Join us this November 1-2 in beautiful San Diego, California, for “Whole Warrior Health: Convene, Immerse, Learn” the Navy SEAL Foundation Collective Impact Forum 2016!

  • Kill Cliff and Navy SEAL Foundation Official Partners and Teammates

    The Navy SEAL Foundation and Kill Cliff, a leading provider of nutritional lifestyle recovery drinks and protein bars, have entered into an official partnership. This is the first corporate partnership of its kind for the Navy SEAL Foundation. “We are excited to be an official partner with Kill Cliff because they live and breathe the unique qualities of the Navy SEAL community,” said Robin King, CEO of the Navy SEAL Foundation. “Their commitment to the Foundation, our nation’s elite warriors, and their families is outstanding.”

  • Navy SEAL Foundation Names Rear Admiral Garry J. Bonelli as Chairman of the Board

    Foundation Names New Chairman of the Board ~ Rear Admiral Garry J. Bonelli Bonelli brings to the Foundation four decades of Naval leadership experience and expertise; Foundation also names Alison Messick as Director of Programs focusing […]

  • Light of Healing Hope Shines on Navy SEAL Veterans

    Light of Healing Hope Shines on Navy SEAL Veterans Information contained on this page is provided by an independent third-party content provider. WorldNow and this Station make no warranties or representations in connection therewith. If you […]

  • Navy SEAL Foundation Names Robin King as Chief Executive Officer

    Navy SEAL Foundation Names Robin King as CEO New position is part of benevolent organization’s restructuring to enhance the financial, emotional and educational support needs of the Naval Special Warfare Community. VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., May 23, […]