Peaceful Warriors Foundation
8th Annual Eclipse Award
Best TV or Online Program

The PWF has Written, Produced and Directed several outstanding award-winning and nominated videos, documentaries and live shows honoring the service of our U.S. military veteran heroes featuring live special appearances by U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, U.S. Senator Gary Peters, Former Michigan Lt. Governor Brian Calley, Michigan U.S. Congressmen Dan Kildee, Michigan National Guard Deputy Chief of Staff Col. Mark Tellier, Former Director of Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency and Michigan Court of Appeals Judge James Robert Redford, Brigadier General Michael A. Stone, Medal of Honor Recipient James C. McCloughan, and many others. To view our award videos, please scroll down to "PWF Award Winning and Nominated Videos."

Emmy Award
Best Interview / Discussion
Debbie Stabenow
Gary Peters
Brian Calley
Dan Kildee
Mark Tellier
James Robert Redford
James C. McCloughan
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Welcome to the
Peaceful Warriors Foundation

BLMF is a proud sponsor of the Peaceful Warriors Foundation

Over 4 million African Americans have served in the U.S. Military including the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War, the Civil War, the Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Gulf War and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. 

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Our Mission

The mission of The Peaceful Warriors Foundation  is to bring attention to, commemorate and applaud the contributions made by the many talented soldiers who served in all facets of the military as well as those who performed music and provided entertainment for our troops. Musicians and Entertainers play vital roles in dedicated service to all branches of the United States Military. In some of our country’s most dire situations, many soldiers have indicated how much of a morale booster it was to learn that a musical band of military soldiers or civilian entertainers would be flying in from thousands of miles across the globe just to entertain them. From the time of its defense against the British, we find evidence of America’s military being replete with musicians performing for, and serving within the ranks of the armed services. 
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PWF Music CD Project

Celebrating the music of Veterans is one of the major pillars of the Peaceful Warriors Foundation; and with our semi-annual “Music of Veterans” compilation CD, we give Veterans the opportunity to share their musical talents with the world. The CD will be officially released on Veteran’s Day and Memorial Day. This professionally recorded, produced, orchestrated and arranged music CD highlights the songwriting and musical capabilities of some of our most gifted Veterans. At no cost to our Veterans, the PWF provides them with “Grammy Award winning” songwriters, producers, music arrangers and savvy studio musicians to assist them with professionally composing and recording their songs. For Veteran’s who already have professionally produced and recorded songs, we work with them to include their recorded material on our semi-annual “Music of Veterans” CD.

Music of Veterans CD Information

Download your free copy of
Music of Veterans CD Volume 1

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This Music of Veterans CD is a gift of Black Lives Matter Foundation

Support the Music of Veterans CD

Chris Eilersen: Music of Veterans CD Project

Asamu Johnson - Veteran CD Project

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From the beat of the drum, to the call of the bugle, music has always been an integral part of the United States military. Many veterans, who served and played in military bands, continued their careers in entertainment, music and the creative arts long after their military service; contributing to the multi-textured and colorful fabric of American culture. Many of these musicians and entertainers have credited their experience of performing for the troops and the musical education they received in the U.S. military as the solid foundation that allowed them to have success in the entertainment field after leaving the military. 

Bringing Home the Colors

Hot Sauce Asamu Johnson and the Associates of the Blues

The Music of Allan Barnes - Sao Paulo

The Music of Allan Barnes - The Creator Has A Master Plan

The Music of Allan Barnes - Love Peace Joy & Happiness

The Music of Allan Barnes - Desert Winds

American Jazz Great Allan C. Barnes

American Jazz Legend Allan Barnes & Charles Wright with Debbie Stabenow

Veteran Series Chris Eilersen

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The Peaceful Warriors Foundation recognizes and acknowledges the important sacrifices that Veterans have made on behalf of our grateful nation. We celebrate the achievements and contributions of these outstanding Veterans by hosting FREE Events that feature “Live” Music, Filmed Veteran Interviews and Guest Speakers honoring their service and contributions to American Culture and their communities after coming home.

Salute to American Jazz Legend Allan C. Barnes

TV Salute to MOH J. McCloughan Above and Beyond Award

Salute to Robert "Bobby" Barnes

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We highlight the experiences of our brave American soldiers on the battlefields, and in all capacities of military life. We believe that it is the responsibility of every American community and the government officials who represent them, to remember, honor and memorialize the stories of its Veterans. We recognize our brave Veterans for their service, hoping to inspire other communities to foster closer connections and relationships with their local Veterans and their experiences—and discover the shining heroes and heroines that are within their midst.  

Veterans Stories - Phil Wise

World War II Veteran - Leo Seide Short

Left Behind in Vietnam - Vietnam Veteran Asamu Johnson Interview

FAMILY - The Amazing Story of Vietnam Veteran Asamu Johnson

Moment of Eternity

Survivor Angst - Vietnam Veteran Greg Gmerek

American Hero - Jim McCloughan with Debbie Stabenow

Jim McCloughan Medal of Honor Video

Congressional Gold Medal Recipient - Carroll Braxton - Montford Point Marine

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PWF Award Winning and Nominated Videos

NARAS Emmy Winner Interview/Discussion "Left Behind In Vietnam"

NARAS Emmy Nominated Interview/Discussion "Medal of Honor Recipient Jim McCloughan"

NARAS Emmy Nominated Historic/Cultural-Program Special "Salute to Vietnam Veteran Allan C. Barnes"

Eclipse Awards Winner Best TV or Online Program "WWII Veteran Carroll Braxton-Original Montford Point Marine"

Eclipse Awards Nominated Best Promotional Segment for TV or Online "Salute to Medal of Honor Recipient James C. McCloughan"

Eclipse Awards Nominated Best TV or Online Program "Salute to Vietnam Veteran Allan C. Barnes"

Eclipse Awards Nominated Best Documentary Short Subject "100 Year Old Veteran Irene Hoskins"

Eclipse Awards Nominated Best TV or Online Program "Medal of Hornor Recipient James C. McCloughan"

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Office Location:

 19197 Golden Valley Road • Suite 327 • Santa Clarita, CA 91387

 844-PWF-4PWF or 844-793-4793


 Diane Barnes • President/CEO