Fortunate Sons – Eighteen Marines, One Mission

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October 2, 2011
November 13, 2011
Mountains to Sea Trail
United States

Update! In December, the SFF presented the Fortunate Sons with a gift of appreciation for the many miles they hiked for our mission!

Fortunate sons presentation

Thank you Fortunate Sons for your heart and dedication to injured service members and their families!

Fortunate Sons Final

Jacksonville, NC -- Fortunate Sons, a group of eighteen active duty Marines, are planning to collectively hike the entire 1,000 mile North Carolina "Mountains-to-Sea Trail" (MST) in the name of both charity and awareness. The 42-day journey begins on October 2nd at Clingman's Dome in the Great Smokey Mountains and ends at Jockey's Ridge on the Outer Banks on Veterans Day weekend, November 13th.

All funds raised in support of the event will will be given to the Semper Fi Fund.

Please support their effort by donating through the Semper Fi Fund. Select "Fortunate Sons" as the Event name under "Is this donation for an Event" on the donation form. All donations are tax deductible.

For more information about Fortunate Sons, please visit

Fortunate Sons Team Photo 2