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Snell Gets An Early Start on Marine Corps Career

The Ben Jackson Foundation is excited to introduce it’s newest travel award recipient, Jaden Snell.  Snell is an early 2020 graduate of Edgerton High School.   Snell has enlisted in the Marine Corps and has a tentative leave date of February 10th.  Basic Training will be at Camp Pendleton in San Diego and will last 13…

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Varney Prepares for Next Step

The Ben Jackson Foundation is pleased to introduce Travel Award Recipient Ty Varney.   Varney is a 2017 graduate of Belleville High School and has been working towards a Criminal Justice degree from Madison Area Technical College.   He enrolled in college after graduation to pursue his degree, and is a member of the Belleville Fire Department.…

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Winkers Enlists in Air Force, Receives Travel Award

The Ben Jackson Foundation is pleased to introduce our newest award recipient, Coltyn Winkers. Brittany Kiefer, his girlfriend, nominated him for this award. Coltyn is a 2018 graduate of Belleville High School and has enlisted in the Air Force. He will be going to San Antonio, Texas for basic training. This will be is first…

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Baraboo and Sauk Prairie Now Eligible for Travel Awards in 2020

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We just added two more communities to our list, bringing the total up to fifteen! Baraboo and Sauk Prairie join the list, becoming the second and third high schools in Sauk County, Wisconsin to be included. Student graduating from these two schools, or living in these areas are able to receive financial benefits to help…

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Ben Jackson Foundation Challenge Coin Unveiled

Challenges coins are specially designed coins that are a common way that members of military are recognized or honored. They are exchanged among service members and are often given to those who have made significant contributions to a cause or unit. We have commissioned the Ben Jackson Foundation Challenge Coin to honor those in military…

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Our Logo

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It’s time for the official unveiling of our new logo! We believe this design really embodies what we are all about. The top plane is an F-16, an Air Force fighter jet, which is the plane that Ben worked on. This jet and the direction it points represents what our young military men and women…

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