Family concentrates on baby and his fight with Leukemia

Please meet one of our beautiful Semper Fi Fund children, Bruce, and his amazing family. Bruce, at 5 years of age, was diagnosed with ALL leukemia. His dad, an active duty Sergeant in the Marine Corps, was serving at the time in Yuma, Arizona. In Bruce’s dad’s own words: “The Semper Fi Fund has helped…

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Retired USMC Master Sergeant finds new lease on life through Apprenticeship

For Michael, retired USMC Master Sergeant, discovering the Semper Fi Fund’s Apprenticeship program has quite literally saved his life. While serving in the Marine Corps as a test Crew Chief on the v22 Osprey Developmental Team, Michael experienced two traumatic brain injuries, both in 2005. These injures had long-term effects including an epileptic seizure disorder…

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Corporal Carlos: “They think about us, that’s what I love”

“I joined the Marine Corps to really get going in life,” Carlos told us. “I enlisted in 2009 — I just needed to get out of my city and do something with my life.” That “something” involved becoming a combat engineer through the First Combat Engineer Battalion based in San Mateo, California, at Camp Pendleton. Nicknamed…

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