Fox 45 Baltimore – Marine Corps Vet Cycling From ME to CA

Baltimore, MD – A Marine Corps Veteran is cycling across America, going from Maine to California. Today in Howard County, FOX45 had the privilege of getting the meet the double amputee, who hopes to ‘pay it forward.’ Rob Jones, a Marine Corps Veteran, was wounded in Afghanistan in 2011, when the IED he was searching…

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Tulsa World – Nonprofits aid veterans, families

Posted: Monday, November 11, 2013 12:00 am | Updated: 4:33 pm, Mon Nov 11, 2013. By CASEY SMITH World Staff Writer | Comments | Link to Article Tulsa, OK – When their military family moved back to Oklahoma last year, Sgt. Legrand and Carrie Strickland were determined to find a way to send their teenage…

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GoDaddy and The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation to Match Up to $1 Million!

Web Hosting Company and Charitable Organization to Match Customer Donations Dollar-for-Dollar The incredible support continues for the Semper Fi Fund and our program America’s Fund! As this month marks the 238th birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps (November 10th), GoDaddy and The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation are giving our injured and critically ill service…

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Navy Times – Mission: Family – Charities shift with changing needs

By Karen Jowers, Staff writer | Oct. 24, 2013 – 08:35PM | Link to Navy Times Article | Filed Under Pay & Benefits Many military-affiliated charities have been re-evaluating their missions recently. Often, charities can adapt to the changing needs of the community faster than the Defense Department can. That’s good for the military community…

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Observer-Dispatch – ‘Team Eli’ running for Semper Fi Fund

By – STAFF REPORT, Observer-Dispatch, Link to article Posted Oct 16, 2013 @ 01:12 AM REGION – The third annual Empire State Marathon/Half Marathon will take place Sunday, Oct. 20, in Syracuse and members of “Team Eli” of Camden, will be participating as community athletes for the Semper Fi Fund. Named in memory of U.S….

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CNN – All-terrain wheelchair helps disabled get back on track

By Natalie Angley, CNN updated 3:03 PM EDT, Wed October 16, 2013 | Filed under: Innovations | Link to article (CNN) — Cpl. Michael Boucher will never forget June 12, 2011. He was on his second deployment with the Marines in Afghanistan. Another squad had been hit by two improvised explosive devices, and he was…

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WNCT9 – Service dog helps Marine veteran manage PTSD

Posted: Oct 15, 2013 6:15 PM EDT | Updated: Oct 15, 2013 6:15 PM EDT | Link to article By Madeleine Wright, Digital Journalist – email RICHLANDS, N.C. – Military veterans sometimes find it difficult re-adjusting to life at home after a combat tour. But one former Marine with post traumatic stress disorder is not…

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