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Win Art and Help Vets

Donate and be entered to WIN! To one lucky winner, goes this framed artwork by Fabio Napoleoni, titled “A Fond American Past Time”. Framed to the max by Stacks Custom Framing & Fine Art, with 100% of the ticket sales going to the Semper Fi Fund. Tickets are $20 each or get 7 tickets for…

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Marine Corps Marathon 2016

The Marine Corps Marathon is one of the largest marathons in the US and the world and is the largest marathon in the world that doesn’t offer prize money, earning its nickname, “The People’s Marathon.”   Our Semper Fi Fund Family will host a team of 800 runners, all raising funds and awareness for our…

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Always Remember

I had a friend say to me the other day, “Can you believe that kids starting high school this week are of an age that most of them weren’t even born yet when 9/11 happened?” The comment made me stop and think about the passage of time. It’s been 15 years since we all woke up to…

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Always Faithful

Story and photography by MATT BROCKMAN The Jinx McCain Horsemanship Program ignites a sense of purpose in wounded  warriors. JOHN MAYER REMEMBERS THE FIRST TIME HE LOST A FELLOW SOLDIER IN COMBAT. “He was 19 years old and pretty much bled to death in my arms,” recalls Mayer, a 33-year-old U.S. Marine Corps officer who…

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Over 3,000 miles, 11 days, 12 cyclists

The Disabled Sports 24/7 Road Bicycling Adventure rounded up 12 disabled, paralyzed, wounded, injured and able-bodied cyclists who tackled the challenge of a continuous ride from Camp Pendleton, CA to Camp Lejeune, NC; cycling 24/7 from sea to shining sea. They completed 3,113 miles in less than 11 days! Why you ask? – To heighten…

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Don Bloomfield and his wife, Patricia Martinez.

“We wanted to do something that would last”

Don Bloomfield enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1956, right after graduating high school in Canton, the Illinois farm town he called home. “I was very frightened initially,” he recalls, “so I decided that what I needed to do was excel. So I did. I became a model Marine. I learned so many things about…

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CrossFit Del Mar

Looking for a good workout? CrossFit Del Mar is dedicated to supplying you with all the tools you need to achieve your fitness and nutrition goals in an extremely fun and positive environment. Their job is to inspire, motivate, and hold you accountable in achieving your goals by working with our world-class trainers and team….

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Athens, Georgia: Wood for Warriors

Sutton Norris has pledged to chop, split, and sell firewood for donations in order to reach his goal of purchasing a new Action Track Chair for a wounded service member. His goal is to raise $13,000 – the cost to purchase a new ATC.  If you’d like to support Sutton with his efforts, visit his…

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