SDIA’s Trip to NYC Brings Healing, Camaraderie to 80+ Veterans, First Responders

SDIA’s Trip to NYC Brings Healing, Camaraderie to 80+ Veterans, First Responders

Veterans, First Responders Visit Ground Zero The last weekend in September 2019 was beautiful in New York City, and the nearly 90 Sheep Dog Impact Assistance (SDIA) Outdoor Adventurers filled their days with an appearance on Fox & Friends, tours, food, a 5K and the much-needed camaraderie of their fellow Sheep Dogs. This SDIA Outdoor Adventure centered on Ground Zero, the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, and the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation 5K because for many of the sponsored Sheep Dogs, their military and/or first responder professions began as a direct result of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. These sites were “bucket list” items for many, bringing them full circle, physically and emotionally. “I feel like my military career and experiences came full circle. That everyone I know who is no longer here is commemorated every year at the very least. And that this organization is here to have your six and get you out there and pushing forward.” This large...
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Nominate Your Sheep Dog of the Year TODAY!

Nominate Your Sheep Dog of the Year TODAY!

  DO YOU KNOW OF A SHEEP DOG WHO LIVES OUT OUR MOTTO, "HELPING OTHERS IS A WAY OF LIFE?" Our Sheep Dog of the Year awards are an important way to recognize those among us who have gone above and beyond the call of duty in their military or first responder professions (law enforcement, fire & rescue, and EMS/paramedic).   These awards are presented to Sheep Dogs who have modeled exemplary and/or heroic service during the year 2017. Although a single heroic incident may be worthy of consideration, special consideration is given to those nominees who have distinguished themselves and their profession throughout their careers.   The nominations period is now open for our 2017 Sheep Dog of the Year awards, so if you know of a Sheep Dog worthy of this special recognition, please complete the Nomination form and submit it by the March 1, 2018 deadline.   Awards will be presented at our 6th Annual Heroes Gala on Saturday, April 21, 2018, at the John...
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