Author Archives for Sean Flaharty

Grayson College on September 27th-29th in Denison, Texas

December 5, 2018 2:57 pm Published by Comments Off on Grayson College on September 27th-29th in Denison, Texas

Grayson College in Denison, Texas first contacted the EoF last year after we attended the annual W.A.V.E.S convention in Phoenix, Arizona. Finally, we made our way to the great state of Texas with another incredible escort. Students and staff welcomed us in a big way once we arrived at the college. The level of hospitality the EoF team experienced was outstanding and...  


Marine Week 2018 on September 5th – 9th in Charlotte, North Carolina

December 5, 2018 2:55 pm Published by Comments Off on Marine Week 2018 on September 5th – 9th in Charlotte, North Carolina

The Eyes of Freedom team is honored whenever we get the invite to attend Marine Week. This year the Marines brought us to Charlotte, North Carolina for our fifth consecutive Marine Week. The EoF was on display along side of all the heavy equipment and aircraft, making us very visible to everyone that wanted to take in everything Marine related. We...  


“Bringing The Past & Present Together” on August 2nd – 5th in Mora, Minnesota

December 5, 2018 2:53 pm Published by Comments Off on “Bringing The Past & Present Together” on August 2nd – 5th in Mora, Minnesota

Another incredible escort started off this event at the Mora Civic Center with great fanfare by not only bringing the Eyes of Freedom into town, but “The Wall” as well. Mora native Brian Zimmerman was on hand helping the EoF and sharing his story of the inspiration that now reaches so many others thanks to our bronze sculpture, Silent Battle Throughout the...  


The Eyes of Freedom to display at the 2019 ARMY/NAVY game

December 5, 2018 2:51 pm Published by Comments Off on The Eyes of Freedom to display at the 2019 ARMY/NAVY game

BREAKING NEWS! Thanks to our friends at PepsiCo, for the second consecutive year, The Eyes of Freedom has been invited to attend the legendary Army vs. Navy football game at the Philadelphia Eagles Stadium on December 8th! You can watch the game live on CBS starting at 3PM. We are looking forward to, once again, being part of such an American tradition!


Carroll County Fair on July 17th – 22nd in Carrollton, Ohio

December 5, 2018 2:49 pm Published by Comments Off on Carroll County Fair on July 17th – 22nd in Carrollton, Ohio

The folks from the Carroll County Fair first contacted us in August of 2017 about bringing us in for the 2018 fair. While the event had been scheduled a year in advance, it was here before the EoFteam had noticed. Starting off with a powerful motorcycle escort into Carrollton with nearby storms looming, the locals in the area really welcomed...  


Eyes of Freedom Delaware on May 29th – June 3rd in Delaware, Ohio

July 9, 2018 2:24 am Published by Comments Off on Eyes of Freedom Delaware on May 29th – June 3rd in Delaware, Ohio

Right on the heels of our visit to the Ohio statehouse was another important event. This time we made our first official visit to nearby Delaware, Ohio. Fallen Lima Marine Sgt. Justin Hoffman lived in Delaware so it has been a mission to bring the display to Delaware. The Army National Guard opened their doors and allowed us to display...  


Ohio Statehouse 2018 on May 2st – 27th in  Columbus, Ohio

July 9, 2018 2:22 am Published by Comments Off on Ohio Statehouse 2018 on May 2st – 27th in  Columbus, Ohio

With 2018 being the 10th year anniversary of the EoF being on display, we knew we had to do something extra special for this occasion. After some quick calls to our friends at the Ohio Statehouse, the exhibit returned to the place where it all started; the Ohio statehouse rotunda. While we have returned to the statehouse a few times...  


Lima Company Shootout on May 20th in Marengo, Ohio

July 9, 2018 2:19 am Published by Comments Off on Lima Company Shootout on May 20th in Marengo, Ohio

The first annual Lima Company Shootout fundraiser was something new fo the Eyes of Freedom team. Put together by EoF’s own Mike Strahle and retired Marine Major Steve Robbins, this event helped raise funds that went towards the new Silent Battle sculpture as well as keeping the Eyes of Freedom on the road. All teams that participated were treated to...  


Preparing America’s Patriots on May 10th – 12th in Blue Ash, Ohio

July 9, 2018 2:18 am Published by Comments Off on Preparing America’s Patriots on May 10th – 12th in Blue Ash, Ohio

The Eyes of Freedom thundered in to Blue Ash, OH just outside of Cincinnati to support the Boy Scouts of America and their annual “Preparing America’s Patriots” fundraising event at Jaguar Land Rover of Cincinnati. This was our first ever event with Boy Scouts of America! We were honored to have our portraits, Silent Battle sculpture, and new educational kiosks...  


Casper College in Casper, Wyoming on April 24th – 28th

May 17, 2018 3:39 pm Published by Comments Off on Casper College in Casper, Wyoming on April 24th – 28th

Visiting a state like Wyoming is something the Eyes of Freedom team thought would happen much later in our history. We didn’t have contacts there. We rarely met anyone from the state during our travels across the country. This all changed last year when we attended the W.A.V.E.S. Conference in Phoenix and we met Nick Whipps of Casper College. After...