Holy Cross Team – Josh Watson

Josh Watson set a personal goal to run a marathon before he turned 18, so in 2014, he signed up through the Semper Fi Fund (SFF) to run the 40th Marine Corps Marathon. Josh has been an active community athlete and volunteer with the Fund ever since. Now a Naval ROTC Midshipman at the College…

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Guest bartenders serve to support service

The Star: Sun Prairie Star | By Tamar Myers | Tuesday, February 23, 2016 10:15 am | Link to article A Buck & Honey’s bartender event will raise money for local veterans through Semper Fi and America’s Fund Former Marines Kraig Kuchenbecker and Scott Kruchten know first-hand that returning from combat comes with challenges. “A lot…

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Helping disabled veterans, one mile at a time

JANUARY 7, 2016 BY BASINELECTRIC | Link to Article  In just under four hours, Jamie Schindler, control room operator at Laramie River Station, saw many of the sites visitors to Washington, D.C. strive to see in days. His goal wasn’t to sightsee; rather, it was to run the 40th Marine Corps Marathon to raise money for…

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Marathon Training Helps Military Couple

By Meagan Fitzgerald | NBC Washington | www.nbcwashington.com | Oct 23, 2015 A local couple will run the Marine Corps Marathon together Sunday. They say the training has helped them through the challenges of war. News4’s Meagan Fitzgerald reports.

1 Marine, 12 Races, 12 Months, 1,200 Miles

“I didn’t expect the outflowing of emotion and support as a result of my quest,” says retired Marine Captain Felicia Wilkerson. “I don’t consider myself that remarkable, this is just what I do. I run.” Felicia’s modesty aside, her quest really is quite remarkable: Her goal is to participate in one distance race each month…

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