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Golf Tournament Held at Armed Forces Retirement Home

By Old Soldiers Home Foundation | May 23, 2022

On May 21, 2022, volunteers from Vetforce (a veteran job training, recruitment, and community impact arm of Salesforce.com) partnered with the Old Soldiers Home Foundation and Fairways for Warriors to hold a joint golf tournament with residents and staff at the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Washington, D.C. Teams set off early to get their […]

Old Soldiers Home Foundation Opens Sports Court at Armed Forces Retirement Home Washington

By Old Soldiers Home Foundation | May 17, 2022

On May 12, 2022, the Old Soldiers Home Foundation joined residents and staff at Armed Forces Retirement Home-Washington, D.C. for a grand opening  celebrating the new sports court and outdoor furniture the Foundation installed at the Home. The new multi-sport court features a durable playing surface, adjustable basketball hoop, and netting system accommodating pickleball, badminton, […]

Old Soldiers Home Foundation Supports Resident Golf Program

By Old Soldiers Home Foundation | March 8, 2022

On March 8, 2022, Old Soldiers Home Foundation board members Pat MacArevey and Travis Smith presented Armed Forces Retirement Home resident Fred Layman and administrator Susan Bryhan with a $5,000 donation to the Home’s resident fund to help the golf program get up and running for the 2022 season.  Mr. Layman, a U.S. Air Force […]

Easterns Automotive Surprises Old Soldiers Home Foundation with $2,000 Gift on WUSA9

By Old Soldiers Home Foundation | December 29, 2021

During a visit to the Armed Forces Retirement Home–Washington on Dec. 15, 2021, Easterns Automotive Group President Joel Bassam surprised Old Soldiers Home Foundation board members and AFRH residents with a $2,000 gift to help with the foundation’s projects to improve garden and outdoor areas at the home.  AFRH and the Foundation were being featured […]

Safeway Foundation donates $15,000 to the Old Soldiers Home Foundation

By Old Soldiers Home Foundation | December 29, 2021

On Dec. 27, 2021, Foundation board members Reynold Hoover and Travis Smith visited Safeway offices in Lanham, MD, to accept a $15,000 grant from the Safeway Foundation to help with the Foundation’s garden and outdoor improvement projects at the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Washington, D.C.  This year’s Safeway Foundation campaign focused on helping veterans […]

Local youth Ginny Foster raises funds for Old Soldiers Home Foundation

By Old Soldiers Home Foundation | November 24, 2021

On Nov. 24, 2021, Foundation board members Pat MacArevey, Paul Armbruster, and Travis Smith were thrilled to meet Miss Ginny Foster and her parents, Anne and Julian, who came to the AFRH-Washington campus to present a check for funds Ginny raised on Facebook to help the Foundation’s work.  Board members showed Ginny the victory garden […]

Recorded Future Visits for Veterans Day

By Old Soldiers Home Foundation | November 11, 2021

We’re finally back!  Board members spent Veterans Day at AFRH Washington for the first time since COVID began to meet terrific friends and supporters: Jared Jalbert, Lauren Mitchell, and Julie Starnes from Recorded Future to tour project areas.  Check out Jared’s post on LinkedIn.  After the visit, Recorded Future committed an additional $4,500 toward Foundation […]

Safeway Foundation Awards $10,000 Grant to Old Soldiers Home Foundation

By Old Soldiers Home Foundation | December 18, 2019

We are excited to announce the Safeway Foundation awarded TOSHF a $10,000 grant as part of their 2019 veterans campaign to support improvements to common areas in the Sheridan Building on the AFRH-Washington campus.  AFRH CEO Steve Rippe and TOSHF Treasurer Travis Smith accepted the donation from Beth Goldberg of the Safeway Foundation as part […]

First Muster Held at the Soldiers Home

By Old Soldiers Home Foundation | October 10, 2019

The Old Soldiers Home Foundation held its first annual Muster at the Soldiers Home, welcoming over 40 guests to Quarters One on the AFRH-Washington campus to mingle and learn more about TOSHF and AFRH.  Learn more about the inaugural Call to Muster here.  

“If there is anyone who deserves to have his pathway made smooth and pleasant, it is the old soldier who was ever ready to sacrifice his life in defense of his country.”

General Winfield Scott at the Founding of the Armed Forces Retirement Home in 1851

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