Wounded Marine getting a smart home

By JOHN DAVIDSON | Gadsden Times | February 26, 2014 | Link to Article JACKSONVILLE, Ala. — The next steps toward helping a wounded U.S. Marine become independent happened as organizers from various charities broke ground at the site of his future home. Retired Sgt. Ben Tomlinson of Jacksonville served in the Marines in the…

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The Semper Fi Fund Announces The Peter Murphy Semper Fi Fund Sports Program

New Name Honors Longtime Semper Fi Fund Board Member and Counsel to the Commandant of the Marine Corps February 17, 2014 (Camp Pendleton, CA) – Team Semper Fi and Team America’s Fund—two athletic programs for wounded service members who have embraced the spirit of recovery through sport—have been consolidated

Team Semper Fi shreds Tahoe with Disabled Sports and US Paralympic Club

Tahoe Daily Tribune | Staff Report | Link to Article TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. — Disabled Sports USA Far West hosted an adaptive ski event Jan. 24-26 for Team Semper Fi, a group of disabled service men and women. Team Semper Fi members received high-level training from former and current Olympic and Paralympic athletes through a partnership…

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DONALD HEATH: BJ Ganem is a different kind of football hero

Posted: February 2, 2014 – 4:48pm | Updated: February 3, 2014 – 12:26am | Follow This Article | Tweets by @DonaldHeathSMN By Donald Heath His mobility has been hindered, but his direction has never been clearer. It’s been more than nine years since a roadside bombing during his patrol in Iraq took a portion of…

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BJ Ganem and Dan Lasko on ESPN

Camp Pendleton, CA – Our own B.J. Ganem and Cpl. Dan Lasko, USMC (Ret.) joined ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” to discuss their involvement in the Wounded Warrior Amputee Football Team and their game against former NFL players and 9/11 first-responders! See their appearance on the show and learn more

BJ Ganem Talks about the Semper Fi Fund on David Letterman Show

Camp Pendleton, CA – Our own B.J. Ganem appeared on the David Letterman show on January 27, 2014 to discuss the Semper Fi Fund and his involvement in the Wounded Warrior Amputee Football Team and their upcoming game! See BJ’s appearance on the show

Jerry Coleman, 1924-2014

San Diego, CA – “Jerry Coleman helped win six World Series and one World War.” That statement alone, part of a moving tribute to Jerry made by broadcaster Keith Olbermann (view it here on YouTube), would be a remarkable obituary in and of itself, but it just scratches the surface of trying to describe the…

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