Vet Crosses Country on Horseback for PTSD Awareness

NBC San Diego | Monday, Dec 1, 2014 • Updated at 12:13 PM PST | By Liberty Zabala | Link to Article | Follow us: @nbcsandiego on Twitter | NBCSanDiego on Facebook A Marine Corps veteran has come home to Camp Pendleton in San Diego County, California, after traveling across the country entirely on horseback.

‘The long trail home’ raises money for veterans

Posted: Friday, November 21, 2014 7:32 pm | Updated: 7:43 pm, Fri Nov 21, 2014 | Alexis Cubit | Hi-Desert Star | Link to Article YUCCA VALLEY — According to the Department of Veteran Affairs, more than 22 veterans commit suicide daily. Matt Littrell was almost one of them. One night, he called the Veteran…

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Journey Downstream

WISCONSIN LIFE | Journey Downstream | Aired: 11/17/201405:26 | Rating: TV-G As a Marine serving in Afghanistan, Nic Doucette faced challenges often. But as a college student at the University of Wisconsin—Whitewater, Nic set out in search of new challenges and new ways to help others. His choice: kayaking the length of the Mississippi River…

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Founder of charity for wounded troops receives joint-service award

Military Times | By Karen Jowers, Staff Writer | 1:19 p.m. EST November 19, 2014 | Link to Article The president of Semper Fi Fund, a charity that provides immediate and continuing support to critically wounded, ill and injured service members and their families, has been awarded the joint-service civilian humanitarian award. Karen Guenther received…

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Handcyclist Competing in Third Marine Corps Marathon

4 NBC Washington | By Julie Carey | Friday, Oct 24, 2014 | Link to Article Washington, DC – A Marine who lost his legs to an IED in Afghanistan will be one of dozens of handcyclists racing alongside runners in the Marine Corps Marathon Sunday. Sgt. Michael Frazier was introduced to his first handcycle…

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