Read, White & Blue

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May 6, 2014

North Port, FL - This event is designed to show our love and appreciation for the US troops and everything they do to keep us safe and protected. The list of participants below have all donated their books and/or money to help bring this event to life; for that I offer a sincere and heartfelt "THANK YOU." The money donated has been spent to purchase the grand prize offered below with the remainder of the money to be donated directly to the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

SEMPER FI FUND: “Serving Those Who Preserve Our Freedom”

May 2, 2014

By Amanda Causey | Link to Article

This story begins in the spring of 2003 when the U.S. military mission Operation Iraqi Freedom began. The engagement’s first wave of wounded Marines and sailors landed at Camp Pendleton, a U.S. Marine Corps Base in California. There, Karen Guenther, a registered nurse and spouse of an active-duty Marine, saw firsthand the challenges they faced as they returned from Iraq. Read the rest of this entry »

Veteran begins cross-country trek by horseback

Raymond Avery and Matt Litrell shake hands facing the Atlantic ocean before turning west on their cross country trip on horseback to benefit the Semper Fi fund on Thursday morning.
John Sudbrink/The Daily News
May 2, 2014

By THOMAS BRENNAN - Thomas.Brennan@JDNews.com
Published: Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 16:56 PM. | Link to Article

More than one year ago, Matt Littrell sat at his kitchen table staring intently at his pistol, wondering whether the next day was worth living for.

Now he hopes to show the nation’s veterans that it is.

He said he realized there was a greater good he could accomplish by sending a message to those who may someday contemplate suicide. Over the next eight months, Littrell will ride horseback from Camp Lejeune to Camp Pendleton, Calif., to raise money for the Semper Fi Fund and raise awareness that suicide is letting the enemy win the battle from across the globe. Read the rest of this entry »

Benefit for Terrific Tots Golf Tournament

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May 1, 2014

Triangle, VA – This fund-raising event will be the 19th Annual Terrific Tots Golf Tournament to benefit children in need. Proceeds will benefit Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Greater Prince William County and the Semper Fi Fund Kids Camp. Read the rest of this entry »

Bronkers Tap Room

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May 1, 2014

Yonkers, NY – Marine Corps Veteran Fred Furey is organizing a raffle at the Bronkers Tap House. The raffle will include a 10 piece Sylvania Surround Sound 5.1 Dolby Speaker System with a DVD Player and Asus 10.1 Tablet with a detachable keyboard and carrying case. Fred and Lisa Furey from Lyrus Networks generously donated these items. Read the rest of this entry »

Service Members Compete In Cowboy Challenge

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May 1, 2014

Escondido, CA - Nine veteran and active duty service members from around the country are city slickers not more as they compete for bragging rights as real-life saddle stars in the 5th annual Semper Fi Cowboy Challenge

Link to Article | Source: KSWB - San Diego, CA Read the rest of this entry »

Service members saddle up for cowboy challenge

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May 1, 2014

San Diego, California News Station - KFMB Channel 8 - cbs8.com | Link to Article
Posted: Apr 30, 2014 5:01 PM EDT Updated: Apr 30, 2014 5:01 PM EDT
By Alicia Summers, Reporter - bio | email

SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - For the fifth year in a row, the injured athletes of Team Semper Fi and Team America’s Fund are saddling up for an incredible challenge. Ten veteran and active duty service members, some of them amputees, will learn the skills to become cowboys, then go head-to-head in the ring - and they have just three days to do it. Read the rest of this entry »

Team Semper Fi and Team America’s Fund Athletes Saddle Up For Cowboy Challenge

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April 30, 2014

Injured and Ill Athletes Go Head-to Head in the Annual Horseman Competition

Escondido, CA - For the fifth year in a row, the injured athletes of Team Semper Fi and Team America’s Fund are saddling up for an incredible challenge. Read the rest of this entry »

5th Annual Purple Heart Dash

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April 26, 2014

Seattle, WA - On Monday, May 26, 2014, the University of Washington Semper Fi Society is holding it's 5th annual 5K individual and team challenge race to benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Please visit their website for registration and information. Read the rest of this entry »

Cristie Kerr – Walmart NW Arkansas Championship Presented by P&G

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April 26, 2014

Rogers, AR - Follow Cristie Kerr in her 2014 LPGA season as she golfs to support the Semper Fi Fund and her winnings are matched by The Bob and Rene Parsons Foundation! Read the rest of this entry »

Semper Fi golf tournament raises more than $170,000

Semper Fi men's golf tournament winners, from left: Lt. Gen. Robert Neller, Joe Dettbarn, Bill Adderman, Al Eggleston. COURTESY PHOTO
April 24, 2014

Herald Tribune | Link to Article | Submitted by Gail Choate
Published: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 2:04 p.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 2:04 p.m.

The Fifth Annual Boca Royale Semper Fi Fund Charity Golf Tournament, hosted April 11, raised more than $170,000 before expenses.

The event featured an 18-hole golf tournament and gourmet dinner with Lt. Gen. Robert Neller, Commandant of the U.S. Marines Forces, Central Command, as guest speaker. Read the rest of this entry »

2nd Annual RUCK WARS 002

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April 24, 2014

San Francisco, CA – This competitive race and obstacle course will be set up in and around Crissy Field and is sure to be a challenge. If you are interested in participating, please contact by email. Read the rest of this entry »

Donald J Wiss Golf Tournament

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April 24, 2014

Shiloh, IL - St. Louis Metro Seniors Golf Association will host a fantastic golf tournament in memory of fellow golfer, Donald J Wiss, to benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

Cristie Kerr – US Women’s Open Conducted by the USGS Info

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April 22, 2014

Pinehurst, NC - Follow Cristie Kerr in her 2014 LPGA season as she golfs to support the Semper Fi Fund and her winnings are matched by The Bob and Rene Parsons Foundation! Read the rest of this entry »

Cristie Kerr – Kingsmill Championship

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April 22, 2014

Williamsburg, VA - Follow Cristie Kerr in her 2014 LPGA season as she golfs to support the Semper Fi Fund and her winnings are matched by The Bob and Rene Parsons Foundation! Read the rest of this entry »