The Independence Fund joins HAVA for Three, One-Day Shooting Competitions for Active-Duty Military and Disabled Veterans

Honored American Veterans Afield (HAVA) hosted three, one-day shooting competition events at the  Bandera Gun Club in Bandera, Texas on October 21, 22 and 23. Each day of shooting featured  45 different active-duty military members and disabled Veterans, for a total of nearly 125 participants, 7  of which were hosted by The Independence Fund. “I… Continue reading The Independence Fund joins HAVA for Three, One-Day Shooting Competitions for Active-Duty Military and Disabled Veterans

HAVA’s 10th Annual Buffalo Butte Ranch Pheasant Hunt

Gregory, South Dakota – Honored American Veterans Afield (HAVA) hosted a mix of active-duty and Marine Corps veterans for a pheasant hunt for the 10th year at the Buffalo Butte Ranch in Gregory, South Dakota. Nine Marines and one Fleet Marine Force Hospital Corpsman, who served extensively, experienced a pheasant shoot for two days at the world… Continue reading HAVA’s 10th Annual Buffalo Butte Ranch Pheasant Hunt

HAVA Veterans Float 104 Miles of Pristine American River

Event participants and staff gather to celebrate an amazing journey.

Yellow Pine, Idaho – Honored American Veterans Afield (HAVA) recently took four veterans and one retired first responder on a six-day river float fishing trip. Two Soldiers, two Marines, and a retired police officer were treated to spectacular fishing, a river adventure and amazing natural beauty. “This trip down 104 miles of the pristine waters of the… Continue reading HAVA Veterans Float 104 Miles of Pristine American River

HAVA Hosts Vets at Talladega CMP

Bedalina Rosario, veteran and event participant, holds an M1 Garand she won in the event’s raffle, the same gun CMP Marksmanship Park provided for event participants to shoot.

Honored American Veterans Afield (HAVA) and The Independence Fund (TIF) conducted a joint event to host nine Army and Marine Corps veterans for two days of pistol training and shooting a steel challenge match. The event was held at the CMP (Civilian Marksmanship Program) Talladega Marksmanship Park in Talladega, AL.  The park is 500 acres… Continue reading HAVA Hosts Vets at Talladega CMP

HAVA Supports Native American-Marine on Bison Hunt

Mullen, Nebraska – Honored American Veterans Afield (HAVA) was proud to host Native American and retired/disabled Marine veteran Tray Ardese on a Bison hunting in Nebraska at the Dismal River Club. Tray Ardese, is a Native American from the Choctaw tribe, a retired United States Marine with 25 years of service, and an avid hunter.  He… Continue reading HAVA Supports Native American-Marine on Bison Hunt

HAVA’s “LTSA” Division Spring Events

Longmeadow, MA – June 19, 2020 – Honored American Veterans Afield’s “Learn To Shoot Again” (LTSA) division is having a busy Spring/Summer, and carefully managing the limitations of COVID-19. Although the HAVA Family Day Range series that typically involves 300 – 500 people per event and can’t accommodate social distancing has seen postponements; the personal nature… Continue reading HAVA’s “LTSA” Division Spring Events

HAVA Elk Hunt Veteran…

“Hell Yes I Can Walk Up There” Wittington Center, NM October 11, 2019 – Honored American Veterans Afield (HAVA) and the Monroe Schuler Foundation (MSF) announce the completion of the 8th Annual HAVA/MSF Elk Hunt at Vermejo Park Ranch near Raton, NM. With the goal of testing the resolve of seriously injured veterans, the hunt covered 2 days… Continue reading HAVA Elk Hunt Veteran…

HAVA Hosts Disabled Veterans at Rockcastle Family Day

Park City, KY – September 23, 2019 — Honored American Veterans Afield (HAVA) announces the very successful completion of their 7th Annual HAVA/Rockcastle Family Day at the Park City, KY shooting complex on Saturday, September 14, 2019. Over 300 disabled veterans, family members and volunteers assembled to share a day of shooting, gift bags, prize winning, good… Continue reading HAVA Hosts Disabled Veterans at Rockcastle Family Day

HAVA Partners with Clays for Heroes

Rochester, NY August 30,2019 – Honored American Veterans Afield (HAVA) and Clays for Heroes (CFH) announces the completion of their 8th Annual CFH/HAVA Clays Challenge at the Rochester Brooks International Trap and Skeet Club. Supported by Rochester Brooks, the Rochester business community and local outdoor enthusiasts; the event featured a full day of instruction and competition… Continue reading HAVA Partners with Clays for Heroes

HAVA Goes Long-Range in Texas

Precision Shooting Program Expanded Barksdale, TX – July 15, 2019 – Honored American Veterans Afield (HAVA) announces the completion of the first of a series of long range disabled veteran shooting weekends at the FTW Ranch near Barksdale, TX. Hosted by the ranch that offers housing, meals and a first-class long-range program, the HAVA group… Continue reading HAVA Goes Long-Range in Texas