We believe that an event such as the AVB, not only fosters a way to contribute towards youth development and communities, but also creates that pathway to reignite, connect with, and maintain our patriotism with our fellow brothers and sisters through this unique event for years to come. Please join us in celebration in Saluting our past, present, and future Veterans.

Susan is a National Gold Star Mother and resides in the Tampa Bay Florida area. An Army Veteran and the daughter of a Marine. She is also the Mother of a Fallen Marine Hero, Gunnery Sergeant Aaron M Kenefick, USMC, KIA 8 September 2009, Kunar Province Afghanistan. Aaron will forever be tied to the two living Medal of Honor recipients Marine Sgt Dakota Meyer and Army Captain Will Swenson for their roles played out during the Ganjgal Ambush one of the largest tragic loses during the Afghanistan war.

Susan is a Veterans advocate and a National voice. She has appeared on 60 Minutes, and other national media, in television, newspaper, and radio. Having worked with various Congressmen concerning our Military and Veterans, she has been sought out by many as the “the Gold Star Mother with a voice” – a “go to person”. She has networked with various groups around the country speaking and putting forums together. Included yet not limited to American Patriots and other high profile Gold Star Family Retreats with others who have suffered losses in the highest regard due to this current administrations politics.

Susan has dedicated herself in the name of her son to protect Americas legacy and serves on the Board for the VETERANS ARE FOUNDATION which is a new organization which will be providing jobs and homes to Veterans transitioning from Military to Civilian Lifestyle.

Susan is the Mother of two Daughters and the Grandmother of seven grandchildren, which has become another driving force for her roll in preserving Americas legacy and a future for generations to come.

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They protect us and our freedoms. Military Veterans and First Responders (Police - Fire & Rescue - EMS) are our “Heroes of Service”.


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Aaron Kenefick

Purple Heart recipient, Gunnery Sergent Aaron M Kenefick was KIA during the Ganjgal Ambush in Kunar Province, Afghanistan in 2009.


His Story

Susan Price

As a Mother of a Fallen American Hero, I look forward to this new chapter in my life. Building a new Foundation, with like minded souls.


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