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Posted on: September 5, 2018

Hero Hounds event

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Because of the popularity of IKEducation's Dogs for Defense programs for elementary students, we are proud to offer Hero Hounds on October 23rd. This event will celebrate Military Working Dogs from World War II, Vietnam, and current day.

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

Kansas Governor Signs Eisenhower Statue Bill

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Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D., traveled to the Eisenhower Presidential Library in Abilene, Kansas, on February 21 to sign Senate Bill 262 authorizing placement of a statue of Dwight D. Eisenhower on the Kansas Capitol grounds.

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

Meeting a Real Rosie: Connie Palacioz

Photo of three IKEducators meeting Connie Palacioz, a genuine "Rosie the Riveter."

Over six million women took to the workforce when the men went off to fight during World War II. Some of the positions that needed filling were typists, farm workers, taxi and bus drivers, and factory and shipyard workers. A large number of the jobs were ...

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Posted on: October 26, 2017

Holm Family Five-Star Challenge: GOAL MET!

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Recently, the Holm family of Abilene, Kansas, issued a challenge to their fellow Kansans and, as is so often the case when presented with a challenge, they responded wholeheartedly. The Eisenhower Foundation is pleased to announce that the Holm Family Fiv...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Ike Receives 2017 Loebenberg Humanitarian Award

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2017 Loebenberg Humanitarian Award

The Florida Holocaust Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida, recently honored Dwight D. Eisenhower with the 2017 Loebenberg Humanitarian Award. The posthumous award was given in recognition of the pivotal role General Eisenho...

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Posted on: December 30, 2016

Guy Prichard, Jr.

Guy Prichard, Jr.

Branch of Service: Army

Unit: 555th HM Tank

Theater of Operation: European

Date of Birth: 10/29/1942

Birthplace: Enterprise, Kansas

Enlistment Date: 10/01/1942

Discharge Date: 10/01/1945

Killed in Action: No

Honored By: Evelyn Prichard, wife, and children Janell,...

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Posted on: December 30, 2016

Maurice I Blumenthal

Maurice Blumenthal

Branch of Service: Army

Unit: SHAEF G02

Theater of Operation: European

Date of Birth: 12/17/1922

Birthplace: Savanna, GA

Enlistment Date: 3/1/1943

Discharge Date: 3/1/1946

Killed in Action: No

Honored By: Wife, Catherine Blumenthal

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Posted on: December 30, 2016

Paul Louis Hofstetter

Paul Louis, Hofstetter

Branch of Service: Army

Unit: 413 Regiment, 104 Division

Theater of Operation: European

Date of Birth: 02/18/1926

Birthplace: Natoma, Kansas

Enlistment Date: 06/13/1944

Discharge Date: 04/21/1946

Killed in Action: No

Honored By: Wife, Deloris

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