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Federal and State Employees: CFC Is Here!

The CFC—Combined Federal Campaign—is the largest and most successful workplace fundraising campaign in the world. It’s also the only authorized workplace charitable giving drive for federal and state employees.

So we want you to remember one thing: 11459. Read the rest of this entry »

Marine veteran Chris Lowe competes in pole bending at a Jinx McCain event.
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Ranch & Reata Magazine | A.J. Mangum | September 11, 2014 | Link to Article

Horsemanship offers veterans relief from the traumas of combat.

In 2002, Chris Lowe was a teenager from a small Texas town, a 19-year-old community college student with an ambition to serve his country. Following a family tradition of military service, he enlisted in the U.S. Marines. Two years later, he was in Iraq, on a combat deployment in the chaotic hotbed of Fallujah, providing security for an explosives disposal team, when an enemy mortar exploded just feet away from him. Only luck saved his life. Read the rest of this entry »

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Corporal Jose A., USMC, (Ret.)

Born in Los Angeles and currently living in a suburb of San Diego, Marine Corporal Jose A. always wanted to join the military.

“My grandfather served in the Army,” he said. “I grew up with him talking about that, and it really interested me. As I got older, I saw that the Marine Corps was the most challenging branch, so I enlisted right out of high school.”

“I wanted to do something I could be proud of,” Jose continues. “I couldn't think of anything better than the Marine Corps: It represented honor and courage, and that's what I wanted.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Sergeant Juan H., USMC (Ret.)

“Life is a teacher. It will give you the tools to solve every problem that comes up.”

When most people see a service member in a wheelchair or with a prosthetic limb, they can quickly begin to understand the sacrifices made by that service member on behalf of all Americans. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sergeant Liam Dwyer, USMC (Ret.) – “I Will Drive Again”

In mid-2011, Marine Staff Sgt. Liam Dwyer was at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. He was recovering from a May 22 IED blast in Afghanistan that claimed his left leg, and among the many thoughts that raced through his mind was this one:

“I will drive again—and I will win.”

Three years later—almost to the day—Liam did indeed win, Read the rest of this entry »

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10th Annual General James T. Conway Golf Outing

Thank you for 10 years of amazing support!

ST. Albans, MO – The Missouri Friends of Injured Marines will host their 10th annual charity golf tournament with proceeds to benefit the Semper Fi Fund. The tournament will be held at The Country Club of St. Albans in St. Albans, Missouri, on August 24, 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Team Semper Fi member Josh Sweeney received 2014 Pat Tillman Service Award on ESPN!

Team Semper Fi member and 2014 Team USA Sled Hockey Gold Medalist Josh Sweeney, who scored the winning goal against Russia, is received the first ever Pat Tillman Award for Service presented by ESPN and the Pat Tillman Foundation at the 2014 ESPY Awards on July 16th at 9pm ET (http://espn.go.com/espys/2014/). Josh was injured by an improvised explosive device (IED) and lost both legs in October 2009 Read the rest of this entry »

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Corporal Josue Barron, USMC (Ret.)

Growing up in Los Angeles, Josue was the middle child of seven kids being raised by a single mother. He played a lot of street basketball and got involved in the L.A. gang scene.

“I started in the gangs when I was 14,” Josue recalls. “By the time I was 17, I had done so much, I was tired of it. Most of the gang members were getting nowhere, and as I was getting older, I saw that was not the life I wanted to live. I wanted to change Read the rest of this entry »

Happy 10th Anniversary Semper Fi Fund!!

Please join us in celebrating 10 inspiring years of serving those who preserve our freedom!

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Join us for the 2014 Marine Corps Marathon October 26, 2014!

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See our own BJ Ganem on the David Letterman Show!

For more information click here or the picture below to watch the video: B.J. Ganem on David Letterman

Thanks to Bob and Renee Parsons, The GoDaddy/Bob and Renee Parsons Foundation Challenge and our supporters, we raised $5 million for our injured and critically ill veterans and their families!!
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The Bob and Renee Parsons Foundation/GoDaddy Challenge!