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Pillars of Strength Scholarship
Pillars of Strength Scholarship

Applications are now open for the Pillars of Strength Scholarship for Caregivers for the 2017-2018 academic year. Click below to apply.

Highlights

"Marli Jakubisin, a recipient of last year's Pillars of Strength Scholarship, cares for her injured Marine husband. She hopes...

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

The Yellow Ribbon Fund’s community partners help us deliver innovative, hands-on support to injured service members and their families. Click on the logos below to learn more about some of the many businesses and organizations that are partnering with YRF to do their part.

TW Perry
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VSE Corporation
NextCar
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Blue Titan
Booz Allen and Hamilton
Southwest Airlines
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All Fired Up
Mamma Lucia
VisArts
 

Sergeant First Class Cedric King's story...

 

Cedric King joined the Army after high school. College had to wait because he didn’t want his mom to take on debt for his education. He had no expectations except to make his mom and grandparents proud. He headed to Iraq, became an elite Army Ranger, went back to Iraq, and then, in 2012, Afghanistan.

He was leading his platoon on a foot patrol, searching for an improvised explosive device (IED) facility when, he says, "I found out that hard way where the explosive was.” Twelve men walking ahead of him had stepped on the same spot, but it was Cedric’s step that triggered the IED.

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