Soldiers take on Forrest Gump US run challenge

By ITN News – September 11, 2010, 13:14:29 New York, NY – “After watching the film “Forrest Gump” in 1994, Royal Marine, Sergeant Damian Todd came up with an idea to launch a “Gumpathon” – a run across America to raise money for injured servicemen on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean.” Download PDF |…

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Local Business Owner Helps Injured Soldiers

By John Waller – Arlington Patch – September 9, 2010 Arlington, MA – “An Arlington business owner has helped raise more than $12,000 for injured soldiers and their families.” Download PDF | Read Online

Community & Clubs: Golfing to support Marines

By Jim de Boom – Daily Pilot – August 31, 2010 Costa Mesa, CA – “The Sons of the American, Legion Post 291, are working with Costa Mesa resident and tournament Director Fred Arnold to promote the sixth annual Injured Marine Golf Benefit on Oct. 11 at the Costa Mesa Golf Course, 1701 Golf Course…

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Running across the USA like Forest Gump

By Emma Streatfield/Daily Echo – 3:10pm Saturday 4th September 2010 Bovington, England – “HE is taking on a challenge inspired by a Hollywood movie to honour the courage of a friend terribly injured on the frontline.” Download PDF | Read Online

'Summer of Giving' series raises over $10,000 for local organizations

By Gina Brintley – Detroit Free Press – September 2, 2010 – 5:00 PM Livonia, MI – “Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar raised over $10,000 for four local charitable organizations through a series of fund-raisers titled the Summer of Giving. ” Download PDF | Read Online

Maj. Megan McClung memorial race ran in Afghanistan

By Sgt. Heidi Agostini – The Observation Post – August 20, 2010 – 1:58 PM CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan – “United States service members, British troops and civilians at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, ran a 5k race in memory of Maj. Megan M. McClung, Aug. 14. More than 425 runners participated in the first satellite running of…

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Runners race in remembrance of Maj. Megan McClung

By Katie McVicker – Whidbey News Times Staff reporter – August 19, 2010 Whidbey Island, WA – “When Megan McClung arrived somewhere, there was no doubt she had arrived. Her flaming red hair and strong personality earned her nicknames like “Firecracker,” “Tigger” and “Ladybug.” So it wasn’t surprising on Saturday morning to see hundreds of…

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Runners race in memory of fallen Whidbey officer

By KING 5 News – NWCN.com – August 14, 2010 – 4:45 PM Whidbey Island, WA – “More than 200 runners participated in the 4th Annual Major Megan McClung Memorial Run on NAS Whidbey Island on Saturday.” Download PDF | Read Online

Maj. Megan McClung Memorial Race Ran in Afghanistan

By Sgt. Heidi Agostini – USMC/I MEF – August 14, 2010 CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan – “United States service members, British troops and civilians at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, ran a 5k race in memory of Maj. Megan M. McClung, Aug. 14. More than 425 runners participated in the first satellite running of the event in Afghanistan.”…

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