Paralympics Games at Rio 2016

Join us September 7th-18th, 2016 as we cheer on six of our service members who are participating in the 2016 Summer Paralympics!  This major international multi-sport event for athletes with disabilities is governed by the International Paralympic Committee, and will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Opening ceremonies will take place on the evening of September 7th.  The games will follow with 23 sports and more than…

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Adaptive Sports and the National Ability Center

BY SKI UTAH YETI \ JANUARY 12 2016 \ Link to Article Offering adaptive sports programs since 1985, the National Ability Center’s goal is to “empower individuals of all abilities by building self-esteem, confidence and lifetime skills through sport, recreation and educational programs.” 21 Images from this event can be found here.


Veterans Day profile: Iraq War veteran BJ Ganem | Published on Nov 11th 2015 9:30AM | Link to Article As the nation honors military heroes on Veterans Day, is giving veterans a chance to share their stories and experiences. BJ Ganem is an Iraq War veteran and works with the Semper Fi Fund to help wounded service members transition back into civilian life. He’s also a strong supporter of #DayForTheBrave….

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Marathon Training Helps Military Couple

By Meagan Fitzgerald | NBC Washington | | 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.

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Double Rafter Cattle Drive – 2015

Sheridan, WY – For the third year, Semper Fi Fund and America’s Fund Jinx McCain Horsemanship Program (JMHP) saddled up wounded, critically ill and injured active duty service members and veterans on an authentic cowboy adventure in the majestic Big Horn Mountains at the Double Rafter Ranch near Sheridan, Wyoming. For service members who dream…

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Wounded Military Veterans Take On Utah Mountains

Good 4 Utah | 08/06/2015 12:51 PM | 08/07/2015 11:57 AM | Link to Story Twenty injured military veterans have been in Utah attending the first-sever Semper Fi Fund and America’s Fund Mountain Biking Camp. Tyler Burdick is one of them. He is originally from Salt Lake City, and is a United States Navy veteran…

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Wounded vets learn how to golf

KUSA 9NEWS | Allison Sylte and Steve Staeger | KUSA 9:58 p.m. MDT July 28, 2015 | Link to Coverage Englewood, CO – A group of veterans got to learn “the game of a lifetime” this week at Inverness Golf Club as part of the Team Semper Fi Golf Camp. 9NEWS at 9 p.m. 07/28/15….

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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.”