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Tech Sgt. Chris Wolff: “Tough times don’t last, but tough people do”

September 19, 2015

On September 10, 2001, 18-year-old Chris Wolff was in New York City visiting family. That evening, while crossing the Verrazano Bridge on the way to Staten…
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“Reach Out and Connect”

August 16, 2015

Tyler is part of our Semper Fi Fund family and we are so very proud of him for sharing his passion and efforts in highlighting the…
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SGT Tracey Ford

July 20, 2015

“I am so honored to know someone who cares. Know what you are doing is giving us hope.”


Captain Jason Pak: “I have absolutely no regrets”

July 20, 2015

Captain Jason Pak traveled the world as an Army brat. In 2007, he received an appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point, graduating…
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Sergeant Kirstie Ennis: “There’s never a reason to give up”

July 20, 2015

“Snowboarding saved my life,” says Sergeant Kirstie Ennis, a veteran of two deployments to Afghanistan. “Being a part of Team Semper Fi changed my life for…
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First Lieutenant Micah Andersen: “Very little has changed except my shoe size”

May 24, 2015

Born in Arco, Idaho, and raised in Idaho and New Mexico (his family moved to Los Alamos when he was an adolescent), First Lieutenant Micah Andersen…
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Sgt. Gabriel Martinez, USMC (Ret.), Bob Parsons and Cpl. Justin Gaertner, USMC (Ret.)

Battle Brothers Reunited by The Bob and Renee Parsons Foundation at the 2015 Celebrity Fight Night

March 28, 2015

On November 26, 2010, United States Marines Sergeant Gabriel Martinez and Corporal Justin Gaertner saw their lives irrevocably altered in a split-second, a moment that would…
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Mark standing atop Mount Killamanjaro

Staff Sergeant Mark Zambon: “I am fiercely proud of my sacrifice.”

March 12, 2015

“I had my digging knife with me,” says Staff Sgt Mark Zambon, recalling July 5, 2012, the day he reached the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro. “I…
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