On Wisconsin: Danger and hospitality on the Mississippi River

July 06, 2014 8:00 am | By Barry Adams | Wisconsin State Journal | Link to Article PRAIRIE DU CHIEN – The mosquitoes are thick, the storms relentless and the river high. This is a dangerous time to be on the rain-swollen Mississippi River, especially for those with little experience on the water. The current…

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Young, active war wounded pushing medical science

Merced Sun Star | by JULIE WATSON | Associated Press | July 3, 2014 | Link to Article SAN DIEGO — The blood is not the most jarring part of the photograph taken shortly after the bomb blew off Marine Gunnery Sgt. Brian Meyer’s leg and hand. It’s his smile. The bomb technician had asked…

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Marine on Horseback Fights for Fellow Veterans

Posted: Jun 26, 2014 9:26 PM EDT | Updated: Jun 26, 2014 9:32 PM EDT | By Kristin Tallent, Anchor/Reporter – email | Link to Article TUPELO, Miss. (FOX13) – Saddling up for those who have fought for our country. Marine veteran Matt Littrell, who served two tours in Iraq, is riding his horse coast-to-coast…

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SURVIVE. RECOVER. LIVE. See Rob Jones' documentary of his journey!

We all watched in amazement as Rob Jones embarked on his incredible 5,181 mile cross-country bicycle journey to bring support and awareness to our wounded, the Semper Fi Fund and others. Today, Rob released a documentary of his bike ride and it’s filled with heart-warming insight to his humble grit and determination, and the challenges…

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Former USMC colonel on track to run 25 marathons this year

U-T San Diego | By Tom Pfingsten | 6 a.m.June 22, 2014 | Link to Article FALLBROOK — For Hank Donigan, a 58-year-old Marine Corps veteran who retired a colonel in 2007, the magic number is 25. That’s how many marathons Donigan plans to run by the end of 2014, and it’s no pipe dream,…

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Marine vet treks across the country

WTVA | Reported by: Trevor Gray | Published: 6/24 5:47 pm | Link to Article ITAWAMBA COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) –A Colorado man, making his way across the country, made a stop in Mississippi on Tuesday. Matt Littrell, a veteran, is making the trip to raise money for the Semper Fi Fund to help his fellow…

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