From the first thought of starting an organization to assist U.S. veterans, their families and the families of the fallen, Tom Brokaw’s encouragement, counsel and support have been invaluable to GratitudeAmerica. We thank Mr. Brokaw for his vision, leadership and his decades of service as a revered journalist and passionate advocate for those who have served and sacrificed for our nation.
GratitudeAmerica’s Honorary Chairman since December 2011 and a World War II veteran, Bob Dole has received national acclaim for his leadership on behalf of the disadvantaged and disabled. He is a passionate spokesman on issues involving veterans, hunger and nutrition, agriculture and men’s health.
Retired Army Col. David W. Sutherland is a veteran of 29 years Active Federal Service in the United States Army, and a veteran of two wars; he is a vocal advocate for our returning service members, military veterans, their families, and the families of our fallen; and a mentor for thousands of organizations enabling those who have served.