New Glarus

Schiro Receives Travel Award

The Ben Jackson Foundation is excited to introduce our first Air National Guard Travel Award recipient, Nina Schiro! Nina is a 2019 graduate of New Glarus High School. Schiro chose the Air National Guard in part because it allows her to serve her country while attending college. Schiro is currently attending Loras College in Dubuque, […]

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Ben Kraemer Travels Home from King’s Bay Georgia, Receives Check and Challenge Coin

Ben Kraemer, a 2018 Travel Award recipient, made his first trip home since arriving at his first permanent duty station in King’s Bay, Georgia. We got to meet up with him and present him with a $500 check for his travel expenses and a Ben Jackson Foundation challenge coin Welcome home, Ben!  

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Kraemer Graduates A School

MASA Ben Kraemer, USN, graduated from A-School at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, TX. Ben graduated in the top 10% of his class and was awarded the title of Top Gun, which is awarded to the student with the highest overall weapons qualification score. He is a Double Expert with the Beretta M9

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Eisch Receives Check

What a great and emotional moment, as well as a significant milestone for us. This afternoon the Ben Jackson Memorial was able to give out its first monetary award by presenting Trenton Eisch with a check for $500 to help cover his travel expenses home. Trenton is visiting home on leave from his ship, USS

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