Wounded veterans back in the saddle

The Clarion-Ledger | Jacob Threadgill | April 24, 2015, 9:34 p.m. CDT | Link to Article Canton, MS – There was always one soothing thought commanding officer John Mayer would share with his machine gunner Carlos Rochel during the difficult times of two tours of duty in Iraq, “nothing is better for the inside of…

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Wounded Warriors train for triathlon on Pensacola Beach

WEAR-TV ABC-3 | Updated: Friday, April 24 2015, 10:15 PM CDT | Link to Article Pensacola, FL – Fourteen Wounded Warriors are on Pensacola Beach training for a triathlon. They’re taking part in a sports camp put on by the “Semper Fi Fund.”

Injured veterans take on triathlon camp, body and mind

Pensacola News Journal | by Marketta Davis | 7:08 p.m. CDT April 17, 2015 | Link to Article Pensacola Beach will be home to some 20 injured veterans over the next two weeks as they take part in training for upcoming triathlons sponsored by teams Semper Fi and America’s Fund.

Vets ride to raise awareness, but not for themselves

Marine Corps Times | By Leo Shane III, Staff writer | 11:02 a.m. EDT April 10, 2015 | Link to Article Navy veteran Josh Sharpe, who lost the use of his legs in a car accident in 1994, will use a handcycle to travel the 180 miles from Houston to Austin, Texas, to raise awareness…

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Semper Fi Fund gives $100 million to injured veterans

Union Tribune | By Linda McIntosh | 6 A.M., FEB. 10, 2015 | Link to story CAMP PENDLETON — As the Semper Fi Fund moves into its second decade, the nonprofit has given out more than $100 million to injured service members and their families. Over the past decade since it was founded, the Oceanside-based…

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"… and Their Families."

“Our jobs are hard,” says Vickki, whose husband enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1982 and became a double amputee in 2009 after being wounded in Afghanistan. “You’re going through a horrendous time to begin with, everything is uprooted, you never know what’s going to happen next. You’re so concentrated on your spouse’s care, so…

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Wounded Marine and Family Receive Handicap-Accessible Van

Time Warner Cable News – Central NC | By: Hannah Brewer | 01/09/2015 08:55 PM | Link to Article CAMP LEJEUNE — Gunnery Sgt. Josh Thomas and his family were presented with a handicap-accessible van on Friday aboard Camp Lejeune.

Wounded soldiers hit Park City slopes

About 60 veterans are participating in the fourth annual event The Park Record | Bubba Brown | POSTED: 01/09/2015 04:17:40 PM MST0 | Link to Article Park City, UT – Returning from war is seldom easy for soldiers. Post-traumatic stress disorder haunts many and those who have been wounded during their service often find challenges…

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