Chris Siedentop, founded Phoenix Soldiers, in honor of Sgt. Nathaniel Lindsey, who lost his arm fighting for our Country. My mission is to seek out wounded veterans,and active duty military and offer vacations, gifts, or whatever they may need. Without their service, our freedom would not exist, and I feel every Veteran deserves to be pampered and taken care of. We are currently in search of a Veteran that will participate in the "trip of a lifetime." This veteran will have the chance to pre-run the world famous Baja 1000, in a custom built, Ford Raptor. At the conclusion of this trip, the soldier will stay in a 5,000 sq. ft villa in Cabo San Lucas, along with his family. Once we nominate a veteran, the donations can be made directly in the veterans name. Our 501c is in the approval stage, and will provide details for monetary donations at completion. Siedentop has a passion for the military and wants to help many veterans, and has a background in military, driver training. A Former, Senior ~Instructor at The Bondurant School of High Performance Driving, Chris has trained, members of the U.S. Navy Seals, and Army Special Forces, in Anti- Terrorist driving.
Sgt. Nate Lindsey was injured in Iraq. He came home to his wife and children and was playing in the Arizona Amputee Softball League when he caught the attention of a valley man who had just started an organization to honor and support wounded soldiers.
"It has been great, sponsors have given numerous donations, dinners, limos, personal chefs, massage therapist, everything is coming together great," said Siedentop.
For Nate, some track time at the Bondurant Racing School and a full day of private bass fishing with a guide. For Courtney and Jackie, a makeover.
"I am so excited..cannot wait to get hair done and nails, yes and go fishing with dad," said Nate's wife, Courtney Lindsey
Nate's daughter, Jackie added, "...that will be so much fun putting on makeup, getting our hair done and then do our fingernail polish."
Chris says his Phoenix Soldiers group is a way to show gratitude to our veterans. Nate is grateful too.
"It feels awesome..this is somebody's house, thank you. There is a lot of good people out there, you know, a lot of good people."