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Four years after son dies overseas, family works to reunite hundreds of service members and families

NEW GLARUS (WKOW) — It’s been four years since Larry and Jen Jackson last saw their son, Ben, a 20-year-old airman that died overseas. Now, the foundation they started in his honor has helped reunite more than 250 service members and their families. Just before Ben died, he made one last surprise visit home to see …

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New Glarus family’s nonprofit that pays for young service members to fly home expands nationally

KELLY MEYERHOFER (Wisconsin State Journal) Emily Almanza had accepted a while back that she would miss her little brother’s high school graduation ceremony this month. Just two years into her U.S. Air Force career and stationed at McGuire Air Force Base in New Jersey, Almanza, 20, didn’t think she’d get the time off, nor could …

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