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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Ranch & Reata Magazine | A.J. Mangum | September 11, 2014 | Link to Article Horsemanship offers veterans relief from the traumas of combat. In 2002, Chris Lowe was a teenager from a small Texas town, a 19-year-old community college student with an ambition to serve his country. Following a family tradition of military service,…

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Wounded veterans begin healing process in Big Horn Mountains

Q2-KTVQ TV | Jul 18, 2014 8:03 PM | by Aja Goare – Q2 News | Link to Article BILLINGS – Speaking of veterans, recovery through sport is the idea behind a program devoted to helping service men and women recover from traumatic injuries. It’s called the Semper Fi Fund, an organization helps wounded veterans…

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Stars of Sochi: Sgt. Jon Lujan

A Paralympics Profile Sochi, Russia – On March 7, Fisht Olympic Stadium will host the opening ceremonies of the XI Paralympic Winter Games. Competitors in 10 disability categories will compete in five events—and Team Semper Fi athlete Jon Lujan (bilateral lower-leg paralysis) will be representing Team USA in alpine skiing. For details about televised coverage…

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The Paralympics Are Here – Meet Our Team Semper Fi Athletes!

The eyes of the sporting world have turned to Sochi, Russia, and the beginning of the XXII Olympic Winter Games. Exactly one month after the opening ceremonies, though—on March 7—Fisht Olympic Stadium will play host to a second opening ceremony: that of the XI Paralympic Winter Games, a 10-day celebration of athleticism and competitive spirit

SI Now: Semper Fi Fund helps veterans heal through sports

MORE SPORTS | Posted: 2014/03/04 | Source: SI | Link to Video On Tuesday’s SI Now, BJ Ganem and Cedric King of the Semper Fi Fund discuss how Team Semper Fi backed their personal and athletic goals, playing Wounded Warrior Football with NFL stars, and how sports help people heal.