18 Apr Heros 2016
Help our Heroes Luncheon ☆ October 28, 2016
The Army Scholarship Foundation hosted its second annual Help our Heroes benefit luncheon on October 28, 2016 in Dallas. General Gordon R. Sullivan, US Army retired, and the 32d Chief of Staff of the US Army and former President of the Association of the US Army was the keynote speaker. Other speakers included Lieutenant Stan Green, US Army retired, and former Inspector General of the Army, and the Honorable Allan Clark, US Army retired, and former Director of the VA National Cemetery Administration. Garrett Wise, 2016 scholarship recipient also spoke about the difficulties faced by military family members in pursuing their education. Samantha Nance, 2015 scholarship recipient and spouse of Private First Class Marty Nance of Fort Sill also participated in the program. Moderator for the event was Jody Dean, local radio personality. Sponsors included Bell Helicopter and the Brown Foundation (Gold sponsors), Hillwood (a Perot Company), and AT&T (Silver sponsors); and Christus Health, NexBank, the Honorable Al Zapanta, and Glass Doctor of Dallas Metroplex (Bronze sponsors). Media sponsors included KLUV 98.7 FM and the Park Cities News and the Waters Family. In addition to the speakers, prominent attendees included Congressman Pete Sessions and former Congressman Allan West, and Colin County Judge Keith Self. The event was attended by over 200 business, civic, and academic leaders as well as both active duty and retired soldiers.