Testimonials

Nothing means more to us than hearing, in their own words, how our support has helped our Rangers and their families. As long as the Rangers and families of the 75th Ranger Regiment are in this Global War on Terrorism, Army Ranger Lead The Way Fund will be there to support them.

Mr. & Mrs. Mike Rye – Parents of SFC Ben Rye

Mr. & Mrs. Mike Rye – Parents of SFC Ben Rye

To all who made our visit with our son possible, Thank you so very much! It was very good to be able to spend time with Ben. Being in a Vet home for him at such a young age because of the brain injury he has is a rough ordeal but he seems to have adjusted...

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Stevie Meddock Thank You (Wife of SGT Cameron Meddock)

Stevie Meddock Thank You (Wife of SGT Cameron Meddock)

I want to thank everyone at Lead The Way Fund for your kindness and overwhelming generosity during this difficult time in my life.  I have been amazed at the love and appreciation shown for my husband and the sacrifice he made. I have been even more amazed...

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Alex Wright MSG (Ret.) Aco, Bco, HHC 2/75

Alex Wright MSG (Ret.) Aco, Bco, HHC 2/75

Thank you for the support your organization has provided to my family over the last couple of years as my wife fought her battle with multiple myeloma. She lost her fight 109 days ago. Nothing prepares you for this kind of loss, but the assistance you...

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Commander, 2/75 Rob McChrystal Testimonial

Commander, 2/75 Rob McChrystal Testimonial

Members of Lead The Way Fund, On behalf of 2d Ranger Battalion, CSM Boyer and I cannot thank you enough for the continued support and dedication to our Rangers and their families. Your quick response in getting the members of the Meddock family out to see...

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Betty Palmer Testimonial (Mother of SGT Leandro Jasso)

Betty Palmer Testimonial (Mother of SGT Leandro Jasso)

Dear Lead The Way Fund,  I do not know how to address or thank you for the generous Casualty Assistance Grant. I remain unable to express my gratitude and regard for the man and unexpected acts of generosity, kindness and support that has come my way. I am...

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The Vawter / Brehm Family Testimonial

The Vawter / Brehm Family Testimonial

Dear Jim, Mary, Jill and Staff.  We would like to give you our heartfelt thanks for all your hard work in honoring Dale (Sgt. Dale Brehm).  Words cannot express our appreciation. The event was moving and brought us much comfort.   Thank you for remembering...

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Kris Brown Testimonial

Kris Brown Testimonial

Dear Jim & Mary, I have sat down to write a version of this note many times and I can never come up with the right words to express myself, but I feel compelled to try and put into words what the Lead The Way Fund contributions have meant...

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Miranda Fisher Briggs

Miranda Fisher Briggs

I do not even know the words to begin this letter. My daughter and I are so thankful for you and all of the amazing work that the Lead The Way Fund does. Serving in the 1st Battalion was my husband's ultimate pride. The times I saw him the...

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Therese Ryan

Therese Ryan

Thank you all for your help in getting my children and I airfare to and from Savannah at the passing of my husband. I will never forget your kindness when we just didn't know what to do next. My husband's passion in life was serving our country...

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SSG Thomas Testimonal

SSG Thomas Testimonal

Dear Lead The Way Fund, Please accept my thanks for your outstanding support of 3d Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment during our recent deployment in support of Operation FREEDOM'S SENTINEL. I was injured during combat operations in Afghanistan on...

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Stacy Wheeler

Stacy Wheeler

Thank you Lead The Way Fund!! Words cannot express how helpful your wonderful donation was at our time of need. We are all so grateful for your organization. You let us know how much you care. The Wheeler Family

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Pesce Family

Pesce Family

Thank you so much for everything you have done for Sean. By helping him, you are making our hearts smile because it is allowing him to live a fuller life. Your generosity and thoughtfulness will never be forgotten. Forever grateful - The entire...

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2-75 HHC Thank You

2-75 HHC Thank You

Dear Lead The Way Fund, Thank you. I speak for the 320 Rangers and Families of Headquarters and Headquarters Company (HHC), 20 Ranger Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment in extending a heartfelt thank you to the Lead The Way Fund. Over the course...

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Brittanie Hawkins

Brittanie Hawkins

My name is Brittanie, and I am the widow of a KIA Ranger from 3/75. I write today to share my personal account of how the Lead the Way Fund assisted me during the single most painful, upheaving, and tragic situation of my life. Some of you may...

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The B. Family

The B. Family

Dear Lead The Way Fund, We wanted to thank you greatly for the amazing gift card you gave us for Christmas. It helped us provide the most amazing Christmas for our two daughters. Your thoughtfulness means the world to us. Our four year old told...

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Kyle & Taylor Emmons

Kyle & Taylor Emmons

  Lead The Way Fund has been great to our family in the past two years since Kyle’s accidents. They have truly been there for us since day one and we couldn’t ask for a better organization to represent us. They are always keeping us...

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Ava Rousu

Ava Rousu

  My husband was wounded in June 2015. We decided that since I wouldn't be working during his treatment, and with the future of his health unknown, I should go back to school and finish my last couple prerequisites.  The next day, Lee...

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Taylor Hargis

Taylor Hargis

My name is Taylor Hargis and I am the proud wife of Joshua Hargis, a U.S. Army Ranger. My husband was severely injured while on deployment to Afghanistan in 2013. Before I was even reunited with my husband I was being handed a check from Lead...

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Aco 3-75

Aco 3-75

Dear Lead The Way Fund, Thank you for your generous donation to the Alpha Company Family Readiness Group over the last 6 months. The Lead The Way Fund continues to assist the Ranger Regiment and the Nation by delivering much needed funds that...

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Ranger M.

Ranger M.

Dear Lead The Way Fund, We greatly appreciate the selfless service and continuous contributions from your organization. Your support and care for our units is significant, and you help change lives and strengthen families. Ranger M.

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Dco 2/75

Dco 2/75

Dear Lead The Way Fund, The Rangers of Delta Company, 2d Ranger Battalion wanted to extend our deepest gratitude for your unwaivering support and for your recent donation to the Family Readiness Group (FRG). The money is used to strengthen our...

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Thank You From the R. Family

Thank You From the R. Family

Dear Lead The Way Fund, Words cannot express the gratitude in receiving the extremely generous gift cards that you sent our family. You have blessed us immensely! You have enabled us to give our children the presents they wanted for Christmas....

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SPC B. Testimonial

SPC B. Testimonial

Dear Army Ranger Lead The Way Fund, I recently had the enormous pleasure handing out the gift cards that Lead The Way Fund donated to us. When I first found out that gift cards in the amount of $300 on each card would be donated I could hardly...

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Caitlin Dorgan Testimonial

Caitlin Dorgan Testimonial

  I decided to run this race for something bigger than myself, to honor those in the Ranger Regiment, their families and our fallen Rangers especially Spc. Cody Patterson, Sgt. Patrick Hawkins KIA October 2013. Flashback to 2013: Their...

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COL Jay Bartholomees

COL Jay Bartholomees

Mr. Regan and Board Members of Lead The Way Fund, Thanks so much for your financial contribution in support of our 40th Anniversary activities over 2-3 October 2014. Our Rangers, past and present, as well as our families had a great time at...

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Vince Kuchar Delta Company 2/75 Thank You

Vince Kuchar Delta Company 2/75 Thank You

Mr. Regan, Thank you for everything that you do for our Rangers and their families. In my first Company Command at Fort Bliss our FRG struggled to do fundraisers to support even the most meager FRG events. With the help of the Lead The Way...

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2D Ranger Battalion

2D Ranger Battalion

I am writing on behalf of the 2nd Ranger Battalion and the 40th Anniversary Celebration event we had on our installation earlier this month.  We wanted to express our appreciation for the contribution you made to the American Lake Club in order...

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SGT Tom Block Testimonial

SGT Tom Block Testimonial

  My name is Sgt Tom Block. I was injured October 5, 2013 in southern Afghanistan. The injuries that I suffered were the loss of my right eye, limited vision in my left eye, multiple shrapnel and burn wounds, a collapsed left lung, and a...

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MAJ (Ret.) John Slevin

MAJ (Ret.) John Slevin

Mr. Regan and Lead The Way Fund members, I want to take the time to say thank you for all the tremendous work you have provided over the years for our beloved organization. As the Physician Assistant for 2/75th, I got to see firsthand the...

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LTC, U.S. Army, Commanding Officer Patrick J. Ellis

LTC, U.S. Army, Commanding Officer Patrick J. Ellis

Dear Lead The Way Fund, Please accept our thanks and appreciation for your superb effort during our recent deployment in support of "Operation Enduring Freedom." The support you provided to the families of our Fallen Rangers proved to be the...

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A Co. 3/75

A Co. 3/75

Dear Lead The Way Fund, Thank you for your generous donation to the Alpha Company, 3/75 Family Readiness Group. Your generous donation is greatly appreciated and will be used for upcoming Pre-Deployment events. Lead The Way Fund support...

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Men of Bco

Men of Bco

We just wanted to write to you and thank you for the packages that you have sent to us. It means so much more than just the items inside the boxes. We truly appreciate your incredible generosity and thoughtfulness. We continue to honor James'...

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Craig Remsburg, Father of SFC Cory Remsburg

Craig Remsburg, Father of SFC Cory Remsburg

Army Ranger families helping other Army Ranger families. Here’s what I have learned during the past 2 plus years about Rangers and their families. It was on Oct 1, 2009, and Army Ranger SSG Cory Remsburg was doing what he and his family knew...

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SFC Scott Stetson 3/75

SFC Scott Stetson 3/75

I want to personally thank you for your dedication and support. Know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers as we continue the road less taken. Your strength and support, care and kindness directly impacts us all within the Battalion and...

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SSG Dominic Annecchini

SSG Dominic Annecchini

On 16 May 2012, I was shot in the head while trying to rescue a wounded Afghan Special Operations Soldier.  The Lead the Way Foundation has helped me and my family with lodging, and other expenses when I was in the hospital.  They have been...

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Lisa Vos, 2/75 FRSA

Lisa Vos, 2/75 FRSA

I dove headfirst into Department of Defense and Army Regulations as well as Joint Ethics laws when I began working as a Family Readiness Support Assistant. I was surprised and disheartened to discover how severely restricted fiscal activities,...

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3d Battalion Executive Officer Doyle

3d Battalion Executive Officer Doyle

Thank you for sending packages to the Rangers deployed to Afghanistan. We received three tremendously large boxes at our location and shared them with all of the Rangers who work here. Many of them are newly assigned to the unit so I took the...

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LTC 1/75

LTC 1/75

On behalf of the Rangers of 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, thank you for your generous contributions to our unit while deployed in support of the Global War on Terror. We are humbled by your support in memory of SGT James J. Regan who...

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Ranger Special Troops Battalion

In appreciation for your continued support of the Regimental Special Troops Battalion. Thank you for your generous contributions to our Ranger families. Please accept our sincere gratitude for your contributions to support the Rangers and their families. -The Rangers,...

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C Co 1/75 Family Readiness Group

C Co 1/75 Family Readiness Group

Charlie Company, from within the 1st Ranger Battalion, would like to fully extend our true thankfulness and appreciation for the generous donation that you have made to our Company's Family Readiness Group. Our Company has worked hard...

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E Co., 3/75

E Co., 3/75

I wanted to take this time to formally thank you, your family, and the Lead The Way Fund for your generous contributions to the E Co. Ranger family. Your contributions have allowed the E Co. Family to build a stronger bond amongst each other,...

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