Happy 4th of July!!

This Fourth of July, as we celebrate the freedoms that embody America, let us not forget the sacrifices of the service members and veterans who have volunteered to keep America safe and free. 

Disfigured by war, veteran now says ‘I found my place’

USA TODAY | Gregg Zoroya | 3:06 p.m. EDT July 3, 2015 | Link to Article LOVETTSVILLE, Va. — Ronny “Tony” Porta was searching for a place where people could see past the disfigurement left by war, where cruel mutterings about his appearance or unfeeling questions about whether such wounds were “worth it” did not…

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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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Organizations donate handicap accessible van to area family

Jacksonville Daily News | By Adelina Colbert – Adelina.colbert@JDNews.com | Published: Friday, January 9, 2015 at 06:42 PM | Link to Article Jacksonville, NC – Carrie Thomas hasn’t been able to operate a vehicle for years, but all that changed when she received a gift that was one-of-a-kind. On Friday, representatives from Hope for the…

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