From: Middleton High School: Middleton High School Class: 2020 Branch: United States Army Stationed:   Ft Riley, Kansas and currently training for deployment in 2022 Basic training dates:  January 2020 Job in the military: I am currently in the infantry with the goal of someday joining the Ranger Program. A note from Litchfield’s mom: Stacy, Litchfield’s mom,…

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The Ben Jackson Foundation is excited to introduce Benjamin Litchfield! Litchfield was presented with his Travel Award check in December when he traveled home from Fort Riley in Kansas. Litchfield is a 2020 graduate of Middleton High School. He graduated in January and left for basic training the following month. Having completed basic training, he is…

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The Ben Jackson Foundation is pleased to introduce Robert Burt.  Burt is a recipient of a Travel Award and a  2020 graduate of Monticello High School.   Burt enlisted with a 4 year active duty commitment to the Army.  He leaves June 30 for Basic Training in Fort Jackson, SC.  After Basic Training, Burt will travel…

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Introducing Austin Paffel, a 2020 graduate of Juda High School and a recipient of a Ben Jackson Foundation Travel Award.  Paffel celebrated graduation Wednesday, June 3. Paffel will travel to Fort Jackson, SC for Basic Training on June 7.  Upon completion of Basic Training in August, Paffel will then travel to Fort Lee, VA for…

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From: Brodhead, WI High School: Juda High School Class: 2020 Branch: United States Army Why I decided to enlist in the military For the benefits and to fight for our country. Why I chose the Army Because it would be good for me. Basic training location Fort Jackson, South Carolina Basic training dates 6/30/2020 Job…

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From: De Pere, WI High School: De Pere High School Class: 2020 Branch: United States Army Why I decided to enlist in the military Daniel is a patriotic young man who loves his country and our freedom. He is passionate about defending it. His bedroom walls and ceiling are covered with American flags, POW flags,…

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From: DePere, WI High School: DePere High School Class: 2020 Branch: United States Army Why I decided to enlist in the military I have decided to enlist in the military because it’s something I’ve always wanted to do as a kid and I’ve always looked up to people who are. And being in the cadet…

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From: Monticello, WI High School: Monticello High School Class: 2020 Branch: United States Army Why I decided to enlist in the military Ever since I was a little kid I was immediately intrigued by the military and it’s history. I read and watched movies and soaked in everything I could as a young kid. Going…

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The Ben Jackson Foundation recently awarded a Travel Award to Harmon Garvoille, a 2018 graduate of Albany High School. After joining the Army, Garvoille left for Fort Jackson, South Carolina on January 15, 2019.  From Basic Training he went to Fort Eustice, Virginia for Advanced Individual Training (AIT) to become a Chinook helicopter mechanic.  Upon…

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Ryan came home from Fort Carson in Colorado, his first permanent duty station, and will soon be heading to Germany. While stationed at Fort Carson, he completed a nine month deployment to Afghanistan. From: Albany, WI High School: Wisconsin Heights Class: 2016 Branch: United States Army Why I decided to enlist in the military To…

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