Like most non-profit organizations, the Wyakin Foundation relies on the generosity of others to help carry out their mission to serve as a conduit, connecting wounded and injured veterans to their successful and fulfilling civilian futures through education, development, and … Read More...
World famous cartoonists come to Boise to raise money and awareness for the Wyakin Foundation, an Idaho-based nonprofit serving wounded and injured veterans.
Friday, October 6th from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM, ten world-famous cartoonists will break out their … Read More...
James Carl Reimers – US Army, 2005-2011, Bradley Mechanic
Units: 126 Infantry Battalion, 1st Infantry Division
Stationed: Schweinfurt, Germany; Fort Riley, Kansas
Degree Seeking: Mechanical Engineer
Q: … Read More...
Years of Service: 2003-2010, US Army, Cavalry Scout
Units: HHC, 2-7 & 1-12 Cav Regiment, Third BDE, 1st Cav
Stationed: Fort Hood, Texas
Deployment: Iraq (3)
Degree: Bachelor’s Degree in Multi-Disciplinary Studies, Minor in Nonprofit Management, Certificate … Read More...
Years of Service: 5 years, US Army Cavalry Scout, 2007-2012
Units: 2nd Infantry Division, 4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, Comanche Troop
Stationed: South Korea, Warrior Transition Battalion at Tripler Medical
Degree Seeking: ME, Mechanical Engineer
Q: Why did you join … Read More...
Years of Service: 14 Years, US Marines
Units: 29 Palms Combat Service Support Group 1, Combat Service Support Battalion 12
Bootcamp: San Diego Marine Corp Bootcamp, Marine Combat Training Camp Pendleton, Fort Knox Tank Mechanic Advanced Technician Degree… Read More...
Join us on May 20, 2017 at Payette Brewing for a day of fun, food, and fierce competition! The Wyakin Cornhole Showdown & Festival will feature a world class Cornhole tournament, food trucks, live country music from Brook Faulk Band, … Read More...
Veterans’ charities, other philanthropy must rise above current ills [Guest Opinion]
By Brent Taylor,
Executive Director, Wyakin Foundation
Undoubtedly, the news of fiscal irresponsibility on the part of one of the nation’s largest nonprofit veteran’s organizations has reached nearly everyone … Read More...