Remember Andrew Breitbart
Andrew Breitbart was our friend, our colleague, and our brother in supporting America’s troops, and today we celebrate his birthday and reflect on how deeply we miss him and his influence. Andrew was born on February 1st, 1969.
Last year, on March 1st, we were shocked and deeply saddened to lose him. Our prayers and thoughts continue to go out to his wife Susannah, his four children, and the rest of his family. May he continue to rest in peace with God in Heaven.
We celebrate his life and efforts.
Andrew clearly understood the need to have a public expression of support for the troops. He never, ever wanted another Vietnam Syndrome to affect the United States when our troops went unappreciated and even scorned by some for their service to our country.
(Photos) Some of MAF’s Happy Times with Andrew Throughout the Years
When we started the Troopathons (our web-a-thon to raise money for care packages for the troops), Andrew was instantly on board. He co-anchored the fund-raiser with great gusto, bringing along some of his Hollywood friends. Andrew helped bring in more than $3 million for care packages. His generosity was well known among his friends and close associates.
Last year we dedicated MAF’s 5th Annual Troopathon to Andrew’s memory.
Andrew had a very serious side when he was fighting against anyone that he felt was harming America, but he also had a playful spirit that inspired and embraced life.
Last year, upon the news of his tragic death, we put together a short video to share with you some of those many sides of Andrew that we had the honor to share with him and will continue to be inspired by.
Breitbart.com, Andrew’s website and life’s work that became his legacy, continues to be a powerhouse for the pro-troop grassroots. Every day they’ve been posting articles about Chuck Hagel and we’re sure that if Andrew was still with us today, he would be on the front lines fighting against Obama’s attempt to put anti-military Chuck Hagel at the head of the Defense Department.