Meet America's five quadruple amputees injured in Iraq, Afghanistan

The Semper Fi Fund is proud to support each of the injured service members discussed in this article. We are always excited to have others share with us in the successes of our servicemen and women as they travel along their very difficult roads to recovery. The Semper Fi Fund provides long-term assistance for life-long…

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Jacksonville Daily News: Warm bite for a good cause

By Don Bryan | The Daily News | | January 26, 2013 Hundreds gathered at New River Harley-Davidson Saturday to get a warm bite of chili and raise money for the Semper Fi Fund. The 6th annual Screamin Eagle High Performance Chili Challenge included a chili contest, sampling and live music.

The Pain Within: War Wounds Run Deep for Returning Veterans

By Karen Guenther: Founder, President and CEO of the Semper Fi Fund | The Huffington Post | | January 23, 2013 Amidst the end-of-year hustle and bustle, most Americans were understandably preoccupied with shopping, travel and family. So many Americans also failed to notice the tragic milestone we passed this holiday season: in 2012,…

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Patriots Hockey checks Semper Fi Fund

By Sgt. Michael Cifuentes | DVIDS | | January 16, 2013 SAN MARCOS, Calif. – A Southern California ice hockey team comprised of active and former service members made a huge play Jan. 13 when they presented the Semper Fi Fund with a check for $1,400. The team, Patriots Hockey, raised the money at…

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Ready, Set, Go: Second Annual Flight Line Dash

By Lance Cpl. Raquel Barraza | DVIDS | | January 15, 2013 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, Calif. – At 6 a.m., with the cold San Diego breeze making them shiver, volunteers with the Officers' Wives' Club hosted the second annual Flight Line Dash aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Jan. 12. Approximately…

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Veterans' Needs, Charitable Dangers

By Richard C. Morais | Barron's | | Jan 5, 2012 Military personnel are committing suicide at a rate greater than they are dying in battle. In 2011, there were 283 confirmed Army, Reserve, and National Guard suicides, according to the Defense Department. Last year, it appears, the tolling bells rang an even sadder…

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Boeing Workers Donate $420,000 to Vets

The grants, through an employees fund, were given to nine groups that help military veterans transition into civilian life. By OC Patch Staff | Los Alamitos – Seal Beach Patch | | Jan 4, 2013 Boeing’s California employees recently gave more than $400,000 to groups that aid military veterans, according to the aerospace and…

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Antlered runners hit the beach for 21st Red Nose Run

By Bianca Kaplanek | The Coast News | | December 18, 2012 DEL MAR – Clouds and rain couldn't dampen the holiday spirits of the more than 200 runners and dogs who took part in the 21st annual Red Nose Run, a 3K and 5K run/walk hosted by The Low & Slow Running Club…

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The Del Mar Times: Tee it Up for Troops donations

By The Del Mar Times | | December 14, 2012 Tee it Up for Troops made a significant donation to the Semper Fi Fund for the benefit of the Navy Medical Surf Clinic that occurs every Thursday morning at Del Mar Beach.