“We salute The Legion Fund as the true ‘Quiet Professionals’ of military charities.”

– Command Sergeant Major (Retired), Frank McFadden, Legionnaire (5th Group Family) since 1982

Mission Statement:

The Legion Fund assists 5th Group Soldiers and their families by supporting seven essential needs.

  1. Emergency Needs
  2. Educational Scholarships
  3. Families of Fallen Heroes (Gold Star)
  4. Medical Therapies
  5. Child Care
  6. Catastrophe Fund
  7. Team Building

These seven lanes, or pillars of support, were chosen and identified as most critical in coordination with 5th Group Command, Unit spouses, veterans, and Gold Star families.

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Emergency Needs

Critical needs for families and soldiers in a highly-deployed Green Beret Unit.

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Educational Scholarships

Merit-based higher education scholarships to ensure that children of 5th Group soldiers and veterans can attend the best school they get into – not the best school that their parents can afford on government wages.

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Families Of Fallen Heroes (Gold Star)

All manner of support for families whose 5th Group soldier has made the ultimate sacrifice.

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Medical Therapies

Medical, Psychological and Other Forms of Support to Soldiers and Families


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Child Care

Free child care support for spouses of deployed soldiers and for couples seeking alone time after deployments.

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Catastrophe Fund

The reserve fund when tragedy strikes.

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Team Building

The Legion Fund hosts events to help boost morale and camaraderie for Soldiers and families alike.