Team Semper Fi’s uphill climb

By Rick Snyder, The Washington Examiner – October 31, 2010 Washington, DC – “Marine Sgt. Michael Blair remembers the Humvee’s door blowing off its hinges during a 2006 patrol in Iraq. The metal floor plates rising into his legs. Doctors said he’d never run again. Download PDF | Read Online

Cyclists conquer more than desert

By Lance Cpl. Lisa M. Tourtelot, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar- October 25, 2010 Miramar, CA – “Your whole life can change in a moment. April 11, 2005: a young Marine driving a truck in Iraq hit an improvised explosive device and suffered a severe traumatic brain injury that left him unable to walk, talk…

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Coast-to-coast ‘Gumpathon’ challenge hitting the home straight

By The Scunthorpe Telegraph, Scunthorpe, UK – October 30, 2010, 09:00 Scunthorpe, UK – “A ROYAL marine is spending two months completing a jaw-dropping 34 marathons across America to raise thousands for three military charities.” Download PDF | Read Online

On the road with six Forrest Gumps

By Simon Rice, The Foreign Desk, The Independent – Tuesday, 12 October 2010 at 3:39 pm Oklahoma City, OK, USA – “Whether it’s the romanticism created by books like On The Road or the wonder that comes with a trip into the unknown, travelling coast to coast across the United States is a journey with…

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