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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Golf tournament raises money for wounded warriors

KFMB-TV (CBS 8) | Posted: Jun 23, 2014 9:02 PM EDT Updated: Jun 23, 2014 11:25 PM EDT | Link to Article VISTA, CA (CBS 8) – More than 100 golfers teed off in the North County Monday in support of our wounded warriors. The third annual Semper Fi Open Golf Tournament was held Monday…

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A Decade of Dedication

Since 2004, the Semper Fi Fund has given more than 71,500 grants to post-9/11 service members and their families for a wide range of assistance, totaling more than $91 million. While the numbers are impressive, they’re just the smallest part of what we’ve accomplished.

Jefferson native kayaking Mississippi to aid fellow vets

The Daily Union | By Chris Welch, Union staff writer | Link to Article | Posted: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 9:56 am | Updated: 10:15 am, Wed May 7, 2014. JEFFERSON, WI — Jefferson native Nic Doucette soon will help his friends and fellow veterans by traveling 2,552 miles … by kayak. But first, he…

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

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…

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Veteran begins cross-country trek by horseback

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…

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Service Members Compete In Cowboy Challenge

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