The American Hero Project was founded in 2012 starting with a Facebook page as a way to remember the fallen. There have been many memes on Facebook associated with the decline the media gives to air stories of fallen soldiers and that is a valid point, therefore, they are seeking to rectify the lack of attention that fallen soldiers receive. They will honor their sacrifices in a dignified manner and give their life a story. The American Hero Project website and the Facebook group is dedicated to the fallen heroes of the Afghanistan & Iraq wars.
The American Hero Project was founded by Dustin DeMoss (an Air Force veteran) and Clint Davis (a Navy veteran). They both envision American Hero Project becoming a non-profit dedicated to remembering fallen heroes from all wars and promoting veteran’s issues at the same time.