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A Scout in Action! Jenna Bush Hager’s husband, an Eagle Scout, saves woman from choking

By: Aaron Derr | 
March 13, 2023
Jenna Bush Hager, co-host of the immensely popular Today with Hoda & Jenna morning news program, revealed last week that her husband, Eagle Scout Henry Hager, recently saved a woman from choking by using the abdominal thrusts technique he learned in Scouting.

Eagle Scout strives to promote disability inclusion in space exploration

By: Sheniece Chappell | 
March 6, 2023
As a filmmaker, actor and broadcaster, Eagle Scout Zach Damon has an impressively packed career. However, his passion for advancing the aspirations of people who have disabilities has launched him into a whole other pursuit.

2022 merit badge rankings: A new chart-topper emerges

By: Gina Circelli | 
February 28, 2023
Let's take a look at what changed, what stayed the same and what took the prize as our most highly earned merit badge of last year.

Want to be at the Jamboree? Here’s how to go as a visitor

By: Michael Freeman | 
February 27, 2023
Visitor tickets are now available for certain days of the 20th installment of this flagship BSA event.

Extreme Makeovers, Round 47: Eagle Scout project before-and-after photos

By: Michael Freeman | 
February 9, 2023
The latest batch of 10 projects — from eight different states — includes building gardens, painting tables and repairing cannons.

One Super Bowl team has two Eagle Scouts on its roster. Any guesses which one it is?

By: Aaron Derr | 
February 8, 2023
There are lots of reasons to tune into the Super Bowl: the commercials … the halftime show … and I hear a few people might even watch to find out who wins the game itself. Here’s one more thing to watch for: Keep your eye on the team that has “Eagles” in its name, because it’s got two Eagle Scouts on its roster.

Let’s look at the awesome projects these Eagle Scout Adams award winners did

By: Michael Freeman | 
January 30, 2023
Each national service territory will review the council winners and select a territorial winner.

Eagle Scout project addresses the need to Be Prepared if someone has a seizure

By: Aaron Derr | 
January 26, 2023
As a young person living with epilepsy, Gavin Bouchey knows that it’s all fine and well if he, his family members and his fellow Scouts BSA members know who to respond to a seizure. But what about everyone else?
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Worth reading: Eagle Scout sets goal to meet every mayor in his state

By: Aaron Derr | 
January 25, 2023
Mitchell Whitley, a native of Greensboro, N.C., a graduate of Samford University, and an Eagle Scout, has set a unique goal: to personally meet every mayor in his home state. There are 551 of them.

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