Alamo Run Fest: Community races forward to stronger connections with Fort Sam

Dvids | 343rd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment | Story by Sgt. Elizabeth Raney and Sgt. Jeff Shackelford | February 24, 2016 | Link to article  SAN ANTONIO – The streets of San Antonio were alive with bright-colored clothing, high-speed wheelchairs, and nearly 2,700 athletes of all backgrounds and ability levels the morning of Feb. 21. As the day broke…

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Adaptive wheelchair van offers freedom to vet and his family

  By: Carson Chambers  |  5:54 PM, Feb 19, 2016  | Link to Article TAMPA – “I remember the sound of a twig, hollow twig, breaking, snapping and I remember the pain,” said Sua Tuimalealiifano.If you think your weaknesses make your weak, Sua Tuimalealiifano is proof they don’t.”I flew over the side, landed on my back,”…

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7 marathons, 7 continents, 7 days: How these Marines pulled it off

By Lance M. Bacon, Marine Corps Times  | February 15, 2016  | Like to article Capts. Daniel Cartica and Cal Ramm were strangers when the World Marathon Challenge kicked off on Union Glacier in Antarctica; the paths and purposes that led there were quite different. One trained for nearly a year, the other for a couple…

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Around world in seven days: Marines complete World Marathon Challenge

By Sgt. Terry Brady, Defense Media Activity, February / 11 / 2016  | Link to article FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. —From the very beginning, Marines are trained to endure different environmental conditions and maintain and improve combat effectiveness. Some have taken the concept and applied it to other ambitious endeavors. Capt. Daniel T. Cartica…

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What Would You Do With $53,151?

Posted on February 15, 2016 |  Link to Article $53,151. That’s a LOT of money! In fact, I bet you could do a TON of good with $53,151. And this is one of the reasons The Belt Team loves being part of the top real estate office in Fairfax & Arlington Counties! Congrats to Keller Williams…

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Wounded war veterans learn new skills

BY  | Tuesday, February 02, 2016 | Link to Article  BUFFALO, TEXAS –  This past week five wounded war veterans flew into Texas and started learning new skills in Centerville, Texas. The Semper Fi Fund which helps veterans rejoin their communities post war, are teaching them how to make spurs and leather bands. Some veterans are…

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Patriotic push: 24-hour event to raise funds for military families

By Susan Corica  | Thursday, February 4, 2016 | Link to Article  BRISTOL — Pushups for Patriots is coming back for a second year at Bristol Central High School. The 24-hour exercise marathon is a fundraising event for the Semper Fi Fund to help wounded Marines and their families cope with physical and emotional trauma. Last year’s co-hosts…

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