Wounded Warrior Family Finds Hope Through Sports

By Amy Bushatz | Spouse Buzz by |  June 9, 2016 | Link to article The more time Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Brandon Dodson spends playing adaptive sports, the better he deals with his injuries – and the easier his wife and primary caretaker, Jasmine Dodson, breathes. Every now and then he’ll be like ‘You know, this sucks.’ But…

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Karen Vasselian dropped a flower into a pool at the base of the Massachusetts Fallen Heroes Memorial in memory of her son, US Marine Corps Sergeant Daniel M. Vasselian, who was killed while serving in Afghanistan.

Remembering the living and the dead

By Kevin Cullen GLOBE COLUMNIST | MAY 28, 2016 | Link to article The Army band was warming up, the sound checks were still taking place, and Beth and Steve Sammis were standing in the sunshine in the Seaport, talking about their son, Ben. Marine Captain Ben Sammis, from Rehoboth, was killed in Iraq in 2003 when the helicopter he…

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500 Athletes – 15 Nations – #InvictusGames2016

Semper Fi Fund has been honored to assist more than 75% of the US Team Members demonstrating their determination to overcome at Invictus Games 2016! Created by Prince Harry, Invictus Games uses the power of  ‪sports to inspire wounded, injured and sick service men and women on their journey to recovery. Injured veterans from around the world will…

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Novato ranch provides healing experience for injured vets

Marin Independent Journal | By Stephanie Weldy | 05/07/16, 7:53 PM PDT  | Link to Article Daniel Riley, 30, lost his legs after stepping on an improvised explosive device while serving in Afghanistan with the U.S. Marines in 2010. He thought he would be confined to the couch the rest of his life. That was far from the case…

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GoDaddy Pledging To Hire Hundreds Of Veterans, Military Spouses

Commitment Unveiled as Part of National “Joining Forces” Initiative PR Newswire | from GoDaddy Inc. | MAY 05, 2016, 11:40 ET | Link to article WASHINGTON, May 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE:  GDDY), the world’s largest technology provider dedicated to small businesses, is pledging to hire 500 military veterans or spouses over the next five years. The commitment was made…

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One World Strong Trek — an epic coast-to-coast journey to say “thank you” to everyone who contributed to the recovery efforts of those whose lives were affected three years ago at the Boston Marathon bombing. Immediately after the bombing — which forever changed the lives of Heather Abbott, Celeste and Sydney Corcoran, Adrianne Haslet, Gillian…

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BWW Fitness News: Boston Marathon Survivors Embark on ‘One World Strong Trek’, 4/18 | Apr. 13, 2016 at 8:35 AM | Link to Article Three years ago, the Boston Marathon bombings forever changed the lives of Heather Abbott, Celeste and Sydney Corcoran, Adrianne Haslet, Gillian Reny Lee Ann Yanni, Michelle L’Heureux, Marc Fucarile, Brittany Loring, Elizabeth Bermingham and hundreds of others. In the weeks that followed, Americans and people from…

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Waterfront race set in downtown Jacksonville

Jacksonville Daily News |By Naomi Whidden | Apr. 7, 2016 at 7:00 AM | Link to Article More than 500 runners and hand cyclists will hit the streets of downtown Jacksonville this weekend for second annual Beat the Bridge 10k, 5k, and 1 mile Fun Run benefiting the nonprofit Semper Fi Fund. Participants will have the…

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