North County Times: Wounded Marines help raise $300K in ride

By Linda McIntosh | North County Times | | October 31, 2012 Camp Pendleton Marine Lt. Col. Tres Smith was one of three injured servicemen who accompanied 65 cyclists earlier this month on a 430-mile fundraising bike ride from Scottsdale, Ariz., to Camp Pendleton that raised $300,000 for the Semper Fi Fund, which supports…

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Marines help build fence for wounded warrior's home

By Amanda Wilcox | The Daily News | | October 25, 2012 Johnny McCallon felt forgotten. He served his country for 16 years and suffered a traumatic brain injury after an improvised explosive device blew him out of a second story window during a tour of duty in Iraq. He later developed post traumatic…

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2012 Olympic Opportunity Fund winners announced

By U.S. PARALYMPICS | | October 18, 2012 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Today the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) and Veterans Affairs announced that more than $2M in grant funding has been awarded to a total of 97 organizations in support of Paralympic sport and physical activity programs for disabled veterans and disabled members of…

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Norwich's Semper Fi Club Raises $4,000 in Levy Challenge

By PRWeb | Danbury News Times | | October 11, 2012 The money raised will go to the Semper Fi Fund, and $2,000 will go towards the Walter N. Levy NROTC Scholarship. Northfield, VT (PRWEB) October 11, 2012 Norwich University's Semper Fidelis Club raised $4,000 to be split evenly between the club and an…

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Around Annapolis: Ripley Race holds youth running clinic

By Diane M. Rey | The Capital | | September 28, 2012 Jon Brianas wants to inspire young runners to reach for more than just medals and trophies. On Sunday, he gave a pep talk and led warm-up exercises to kick off a new six-week running clinic to encourage more youth to participate in…

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Woodbridge Bike Tour To Support The Semper Fi Fund

By New Jersey Today | | September 28, 2012 WOODBRIDGE – On Sunday, Sept. 30, Woodbridge Mayor John E. McCormac and the mayor's Wellness Campaign will host the "Tour de Woodbridge Bike Tour" with a portion of the proceeds of this year's ride benefiting the Semper Fi Fund.