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National Gallery Brick Campaign

National Gallery Brick Campaign

We are proud to announce the opening of The American Fallen Soldiers Project National Gallery. This beautiful facility boasts over 5,000 square feet of gallery and studio space, as well as our administration offices. This new location allows for many new opportunities to serve our Gold Star families, Veterans, and the general public. When you […]

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Freedom Cruise Event to Honor Fallen Marine

Artist Phil Taylor and The American Fallen Soldiers Project will return to Grand Rapids June 15, 2016 for Freedom Cruise and to present an original portrait of Marine Cpl Ross Smith to his family. Cpl Smith was killed in action February 9, 2006 while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Freedom Cruise is a multi-day West Michigan […]

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Condolences for the Taylor Family

It is with a heavy heart that we share the passing of Phil’s father Jack Robert Taylor. Jack passed peacefully with family by his side on Sunday, May 8.If you would like to share your thoughts and condolences, please visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/americanfallensoldiersproject/ or email Amy@AmericanFallenSoldiers.com.

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Army Special Operations Fallen to be Honored at Freedom Starts at HOME Weekend

  The American Fallen Soldiers Project will join the Duskin and Stephens Foundation on May 25 to help kick-off Freedom Starts at HOME (Honor Our Military Everyday) Weekend in Pinehurst, NC.  Artist Phil Taylor will present portraits of the Foundation’s namesakes, CWO Mike Duskin and SFC Riley Stephens, during a private dinner for family and […]

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Navy CPO (SEAL) Christopher S. Kyle

Navy CPO (SEAL) Christopher S. Kyle

Died February 2, 2013 Erath County, Texas Assigned to Charlie Platoon, SEAL Team 3, Coronado, California Chris Kyle died February 2, 2013 when he and his friend Chad Littlefield, age 35, were shot and killed while trying to rehabilitate a veteran Marine with PTSD at Rough Creek Ranch Lodge and Resort shooting range in Erath […]

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Army CPT Daniel W. Eggers

Army CPT Daniel W. Eggers

KIA May 29, 2004 Operation Enduring Freedom Assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C. CPT Daniel Eggers, a Special Forces Green Beret, was killed May 29, 2004 when his combat vehicle struck an improvised explosive device (IED) during combat operations in Kandahar, Afghanistan; two other Soldiers were also killed in the attack. He […]

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Army SPC Cody James Patterson

Army SPC Cody James Patterson

KIA October 6, 2013 Operation Enduring Freedom Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia Army Ranger SPC Cody James Patterson died October 6, 2013, from injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device (IED) while conducting combat operations in Zhari District, Afghanistan. SPC Patterson was on his second deployment to […]

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Air Force Lt. Col. Charles W. Stratton

Air Force Lt. Col. Charles W. Stratton

KIA January 3, 1971 Vietnam Assigned to the 34th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Korat Airbase, Thailand Lt. Col. Charles “Chuck” W. Stratton died January 3, 1971 when his F-4E Phantom II fighter bomber, call sign “Rancho 01”, was seen to crash and explode prior to its second pass over their target area in Savannakhet Province, Laos shortly […]

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Army SPC Sergio R. Diaz Varela

Army SPC Sergio R. Diaz Varela

KIA November 24, 2004 Operation Iraqi Freedom Assigned to 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Camp Howze, Korea SPC Sergio Diaz Varela was killed November 24, 2004 when an improvised explosive device (IED) detonated near his dismounted patrol in Ramadi, Iraq. He had been in Iraq only a few months on his first deployment when he […]

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Army SGT Patrick C. Hawkins

Army SGT Patrick C. Hawkins

KIA October 6, 2013 Operation Enduring Freedom Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia SGT Patrick Christopher Hawkins died October 6, 2013, from injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device (IED) while conducting combat operations in Zhari District, Afghanistan. Patrick was moving to the aid of a fallen comrade […]

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