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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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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Disabled veterans hit the slopes at Breckenridge this week

KDVR FOX 31 DENVER | BY KENT ERDAHL | LINK TO COVERAGE | POSTED 8:06 PM, DECEMBER 2, 2014 BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. — A unique ski event in Breckenridge this week is helping our wounded warriors hit the slopes, many for the very first time. The Hartford Ski Spectacular provides specialized equipment and ski and snowboard…

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The 2014 39th Marine Corps Marathon: We Can’t Thank Everyone Enough!

Here’s the bottom line up top: The weekend of October 23-26 was absolutely amazing! It marked the 39th running of the Marine Corps Marathon–and the 10th year that the Semper Fi Fund has been involved with this incredible and inspirational event. Of the 27,422 entrants in this year’s Marathon, more than 900 runners and cyclists…

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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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2014 Warrior Games: Medals and Memories

When more than 200 service members from all branches of the military gather to test each other’s skills in seven sports (archery, swimming, shooting, cycling, track and field, sitting volleyball, and wheelchair basketball), the result is a level of competition that is both intense and inspiring — and memories that will last a lifetime. “The…

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