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Former Marine Officer Reclaims World Plank Record

NBC San Diego | By Laura McVicker | Published at 2:06 PM PST on Nov 11, 2016 | Link to Article and Interview George Hood is performing the feat at NBC 7’s Salute to Service A former U.S. Marine officer from Carlsbad reclaimed the world record for the longest plank on Friday, a day that’s significant for him:…

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Prosthetics Allow a Wounded Vet to Run Triathlons

Everyday Health.com | By Dr. Sanjay Gupta | Link to Article and Video A helmet camera recorded the moment Marine Sergeant Jorge Olalde’s life changed forever. Sgt. Jorge Olalde, United States Marine Corps (Retired): I was born in Mexico, the central part of Mexico. I grew up in Dallas, all the way until I was 18. I joined…

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Man aims to set world record for abdominal planking

WALB | Friday, November 11th 2016, 7:38 pm | Link to Article SAN DIEGO (KSWB/CNN) – An endurance athlete is looking to set a world record and raise money for veterans all at the same time. George Hood is aiming to set a Guinness World Record for the longest held abdominal plank. He began the event…

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OC Supports Our Troops 5th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Lake Forest Patch | Posted by KREDSWAN | Link to event Nov 14, 2016 at 8:30am (Paid Event): Coto De Caza Golf & Racquet Club, 25291 Vista Del Verde Coto De Caza, CA 92679. Please join us for the 5th Annual OC Supports Our Troops Charity Golf Tournament to raise funds and awareness of the Semper Fi Fund Charity.   This lively and inspiring day includes golf, hearty refreshments, inspiring…

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Van Unen Miersma Propane Adds Three Delivery Trucks to Fleet, Announces Charity Partnership With Semper Fi Fund

PR Newswire | Van Unen Miersma Propane | Oct 20, 2016, 09:04 ET | Link to Article RIPON, Calif., Oct. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Three new propane delivery trucks will be the centerpieces of Van Unen Miersma Propane’s partnership with the Semper Fi Fund, a nonprofit organization benefiting injured and ill service members and their families. For every gallon of…

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GWMS plans 5k to benefit Semper Fi Fund

 NorthJersey.com | By Debra Winters, Staff Writer, Wayne Today| Thursday, October 20, 2016 | Link to Article WAYNE – George Washington Middle School, as part of its 2016-2017 goals, set up a program called Operation Giveback, which is part of its Character Education Program. This year long effort is designed to celebrate and support the members of…

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Cowboy wraps up ride to DC with ceremony

KALB | By Ted Fioraliso | Posted on Tue 5:26 PM, Oct 18, 2016  | Link to Article and Interview WASHINGTON (Gray DC) — Greeted by applause and hugs, Tony Jones of Fort Pierre, South Dakota wrapped up his nearly five-month journey on horseback by holding a ceremony at the National World War II Memorial in Washington on Tuesday. “I’m glad…

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South Dakota cowboy rides to Washington

KYFRTV Fox News | By Ted Fioraliso | Oct 17, 2016 | Link to Article and to Interview HARLES TOWN, W.Va. (Gray DC) — Meet cowboy Tony Jones and his horses — Semper Fi, JT, and Charlie. The four have spent a lot of time together the past few months. They left Jones’ hometown of Fort Pierre, South Dakota back…

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Fundraiser held at MCAS Miramar to help Marines

ABC 10 News | by Hannah Mullins | 6:20 PM, Oct 14, 2016 | Link to Article and Interview SAN DIEGO – More help is on the way for injured Marines and families of the fallen. On Friday at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, everyone from the former commandant of the Marine Corps to Rep. Duncan Hunter took…

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