Congratulations, Rob Jones!

The numbers are amazing: Over $125,000 raised as the result of traveling more than 5,200 miles by bicycle over nearly 200 days using two prosthetic legs to propel one amazing Marine from Bar Harbor, Maine to San Diego, California—and here’s one more amazing number:

Wounded hero goes extra mile for fellow Marines

Posted: Apr 14, 2014 10:37 PM EDT | Updated: Apr 15, 2014 11:40 AM EDT By Marcella Lee, Anchor/Reporter – bio | email SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) – Biking across the country is hard enough, but doing it without legs, makes it amazing. Monday, a double-amputee Marine veteran was honored for doing just that for…

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Wounded veteran honored after cross-country journey – KUSI News – San Diego CA – News, Weather, PPR Posted: Apr 14, 2014 10:27 PM EDT | Updated: Apr 14, 2014 10:27 PM EDT By Lauren Phinney – email Rob Jones completed his journey on Saturday, and there’s one thing for sure, he’s a man on a mission to raise $1 million…

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Wounded Warrior Rides Bike Across Country

NBC News 7 | San Diego | April 12, 2014 | Link to Source | Follow us: @nbcsandiego on Twitter | NBCSanDiego on Facebook San Diego, CA – If riding from Maine to California isn’t impressive enough, Rob Jones did it without the use of his lower legs. NBC 7’s Steven Luke has his story.

Being there for Boston

Boston, MA – The Semper Fi Fund and its America’s Fund Program had a heartwarming reunion dinner with our friends in Boston this past week. The reunion started with the Celtics’ owners hosting our Veterans to amazing court side seats for their Wednesday night game against the Toronto Raptors the night before the dinner. It…

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In Any Clime and Place – Even Antarctica!

We hope you’ve been reading about the incredible adventure of Lieutenant Colonel William Conner—the 40-year-old Hawaii-based Marine who raised money for the Semper Fi Fund on March 9 by running a marathon … in Antarctica. Bill’s fundraising goal was initially $17,750, to honor the USMC being founded in 1775. He raised his goal to $53,250…

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On Wisconsin: Little paddling experience but plenty of heart

March 16, 2014 9:00 am • BARRY ADAMS | Wisconsin State Journal | | 608-252-6148 | Link to article HELENVILLE, WI — Nic Doucette is organized, in shape and determined. And by the time he heads back to classes at UW-Whitewater next fall, he should also be an expert with a paddle. His real…

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