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For the CPT Drew Ross “Fallen But Not Forgotten” Memorial Golf Tournament.

When: November 11, 2019, 7am Range opens: Breakfast; 9:30 Shotgun start
Where: Kiskiak Golf Course, Williamsburg, VA

Prizes, Drinks throughout the day, BBQ lunch after play — RSVP by Nov. 3

Not a runner? Please consider making a donation.

Andrew Pedersen-Keel

Shoreline Community Gathers to Unveil Gold Star Memorial

Helen and Bob and Shoreline Community Gathers in Madison, CT to Unveil a Gold Star Memorial in memory of Captain Andrew Pedersen-Keel, Special Forces

Originally posted on, reprinted with permission. By Zoe Roos, Staff Writer Published September 26, 2017. Last updated 03:46 p.m., September 26, 2017 It’s said there is no greater pain than losing a child. On Sept. 24, members of the Madison and greater shoreline community gathered on the Madison Town Green to unveil and dedicate…

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Helping Homeless Vets Can Help APK Charities Reach our Goals

Helping Southern Comfort Care, Inc. Can Help APK Charities Reach our Goals when Southern CC dedicates their renovated home to Andrew Pedersen-Keel

Tony U. Brown is missing his right thumb. It was smashed by a pallet at Camp Dahlke in Afghanistan while he was running as an incoming alarm sounded. He thought he’d just hurt his thumb and the pain would stop as it healed. But he was wrong. A tumor had developed in the bone and…

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A Great Big Thank You from Bob and Helen, plus… Race Results!!!

Helen and Bob of APK Charities in Memory of Capt. Andrew Pedersen-Keel

To our APK 5K, 5K Ruck March and Kids Fun Runparticipants, volunteers and Guilford residents, The APK Charities Board of Directors wishes to say a heartfelt thank you for your willingness to share your time and enthusiasm in support of our tribute to Andrew and our Military. Helen and Bob Keiser-Pedersen Please see the race…

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Zip06: Helen Pedersen Keiser: Keeping the Spirit of Her Hero Son Alive

If ever there was an article to read about Andrew Pedersen-Keel, this one is it… from Zip06, Helen Pedersen Keiser: Keeping the Spirit of Her Hero Son Alive. So very well written by Tom Conroy, Special Publications Editor at, this piece covers it all. From Andrew’s birth in Florida, through his schooling and on to his…

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Bob and Helen Met Gary Sinise!

Helen and Bob with Gary Sinise at the Thayer Award ceremonies.

Bob and Helen were invited guests of the West Point Association of Graduates. As such, they attended the Thayer Award ceremonies honoring Gary Sinise. They met Mr. Sinise and took this photo with him. About Gary Sinise Gary Sinise is an actor most known for his rolls in Ransom (1996), Apollo 13 (1995), and Forrest Gump…

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Bob Visits Fort Bragg on his Coast x Coast Journey

It's the last leg of Bob's Coast x Coast trip honoring Andrew Pedersen-Keel and today, he visited Fort Bragg… the largest military base in the world.

It’s the last leg of Bob’s Coast x Coast trip honoring Andrew Pedersen-Keel and today, he visited Fort Bragg… the largest military base in the world (with more than 50,000 active duty personnel). Bob had the opportunity to meet with Andrew’s Special Ops Unit, ODA 3126. (ODA means “Operational Detachment Alpha.”) See the photo below…

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APK Charities Bob Keiser at Pike’s Peak!

Whoo hoo! Bob’s seeing the sites on his Coast x Coast cross country ride. See our Bob at Pike’s Peak, below. Please don’t forget to make a donation for a worthy cause. Bob is riding cross country on a Harley Davidson TriGlide Ultra in memory of Capt. Andrew Pedersen-Keel, Special Forces.

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WTNH Interviews APK Charities’ Helen Pedersen-Keiser and Bob Keiser

WTNH Interviews APK Charities' Helen Pedersen-Keiser and Bob Keiser re: the CoastxCoast ride from San Diego to Arlington in memory of Andrew Pedersen-Keel.

Jacquie Slater from News Channel 8/WTNH-TV interviewed our own Helen and Bob as Bob is embarking on the motorcycle ride of his life. Bob is currently riding a Harley Davidson TriGlide Ultra from San Diego to Arlington, VA in the CoastxCoast ride in memory of Andrew Pedersen-Keel. Click here to see the interview. Please support APK Charities…

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