Helping Heroes Heal
We are dedicated to helping our veterans to continue their healing process with the hopes of preventing the alarming rate of 22+ of our veterans per day taking their own lives.
To give you a good idea of what we are accomplishing, take a look at our posts and pictures. These events are the reason we get together, but the healing occurs over the fire pit at night as the vets allow themselves to open up to each other. The newly formed peer group helps one another as only those who experienced similar circumstances can.
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CW3 (Retired) Lewis E. Stone, passed away at home in Sunrise Beach, TX surrounded by family in the early morning hours of Thursday, July 20, 2017. He was 95 years young.
Lewis Edward Stone was born in Landon, Mississippi on February 22, 1922 (2/22/22) to Harold Langston Stone and Bertha Clara Rhodes.
“Ed” committed his life to serving and defending his country and protecting and providing for his family. He served in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam where he received several awards for bravery, actions, and leadership. He retired from the US Army in 1968 after serving in the Coast Guard, then the Army for 27 years total. Always friendly and social, he completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and enjoyed another career in sales.
Mr. Stone is survived by his daughter Sherry Fern & her husband Art Fern of Sunrise Beach, TX, 3 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, and 1 great-great granddaughter.
Mr. Stone was preceded in death by the love of his life, Marie Stone, his parents, his daughters Donna and Mary, and all of his siblings.
As per his wishes, his body will be cremated. Graveside services with full Military honors will take place at Fort Sam, in San Antonio later in the fall, where he will be laid to rest with his wife Marie, who passed away in 1995.
Memorial contributions to help other military veterans and their families can be given to “Patriot Outdoors Adventures” – www.poa4vets.org
Singer/Songwriter/Musician john Arthur martinez has generously written and recorded a song specifically for Patriot Outdoors Adventures, and the military veterans and families of the United States of America.
The purpose of this song is to let veterans know that there is a network of people (including fellow veterans) that are here for them when they need a support network. Patriot Outdoors Adventures is dedicated to “Helping Heroes Heal”. We hope that you share this song and our message with others.
Music video Produced by Amy Lescoe-Hall – Agents of Alchemy
Concert video by John Dyer – dyerphotography.com Graphic Design by Florence Edwards
Photos courtesy of: Shawn Lowry, Paul Marcus Photos, the Graham Family, the Lescoe family, the Beck family, the Stack family, the Spencer family, the Olson family, the Rossman family, the Welch family, the Hall family, and Agents of Alchemy
Patriot Outdoors Adventures is a 100% donation run Non Profit 501c3. No one receives a salary. We all donate our own time and resources to keep this nonprofit going.
We are now collecting donations of Auction Items for an online AUCTION FUNDRAISER. Please contact us if you have any NEW items or services that we can use in our auction — to help us continue to provide the services and events that Disabled Veterans and their families benefit so much from.
Please “Share” this post/email with as many friends as you can. We need Angel Benefactors and an Army of people who are willing to help find them.
This is our new logo. Thank you to Pixel Power Graphics for their amazing work and support! We will be rolling out several media campaign items this year. We hope that we can count on your support as well to get the messages out to our veterans and their families that we care about them and are willing to help them with healing.
Patriot Outdoors Adventures is a 501 (c)3 non profit organization dedicated to taking wounded warriors on various events to
“HELPING HEROES HEAL”.
Never did we think that an idea to have 4 or 5 veterans out to the cabin to grill steaks and catch a few fish would turn into such an amazing event.