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Fleet Reserve Association Sponsors Americanism Essay Contest

posted Aug 15, 2017, 6:25 AM by Terri Morrison   [ updated Aug 15, 2017, 6:26 AM ]
Members of FRA (Fleet Reserve Association) Branch 207 invite all students in grades 7 through 12 to participate in the Association’s 2017 Americanism Essay Contest. Participants are invited to submit a 350-word essay centered on this year’s theme: “What Patriotism Means to Me”. 

This national contest, sponsored by FRA to promote a spirit of patriotism among America’s youth, offers a Grand National Prize of $5,000, with other recognition in each grade category.

To learn more about FRA’s Americanism Essay Contest, contact Jerry L Sweeney at 605-645-9682 or jerrylsweeney@gmail.com  

About FRA
FRA is a congressionally chartered, non-profit organization representing the interests of current and former enlisted members of the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard. In addition to its advocacy work on Capitol Hill in support of enlisted personnel, FRA aids its members with career issues by maintaining close relationships with government agencies and by educating lawmakers about the challenges facing those who serve in the armed forces. The FRA Education Foundation also awards scholarships totaling $100,000 annually, sponsors a national essay contest, and assists its members with disaster relief grants. 

Terri Morrison,
Aug 15, 2017, 6:25 AM