‘For Love of Country,’ by Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran

March 17, 2015

New York Times | Sunday Book Review | By JAMES WRIGHT | MARCH 12, 2015 | Link to Article

Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran are a formidable team. Chandrasekaran, a reporter and editor for The Washington Post who is about to start a media company in partnership with Starbucks, has served as a foreign correspondent in Iraq and Afghanistan, and is the author of compelling books on those wars. Schultz, the chief executive of Starbucks, has initiated comprehensive programs in that corporation to hire veterans. His account in the book’s introduction of a trip to West Point, where he realized the extent of the disconnect between ordinary Americans and those who serve in their military forces, is itself inspiring. Read the rest of this entry »

Steel Challenge Pistol Match

March 16, 2015

Helena, MT - The Steel Challenge is a 5-stage steel challenge match. This great 2nd event to benefit the Semper Fi Fund is open to ALL shooters - novice to expert. Prizes will be awarded to the top shooters in each shooting class and 95% of the proceeds will go to the Semper Fi Fund.

Come on out for some great skill and great fun - for a great cause. Read the rest of this entry »

Warrior Cobra Drive

March 16, 2015

Camp Pendleton, CA to Camp LeJeune, NC - Richard Rutherford and his son are planning a cross country drive in his Shelby Cobra to raise money for the Semper Fi Fund and Special Operations Warrior Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

Del Mar Red Nose Run raises $23K for charities

March 15, 2015

Del Mar Times | 6 a.m. March 14, 2015 | Link to Article

Enthusiastic members of the Low and Slow Running Club looked on Feb. 11 as Al Bernotas, founder, presented Valentine checks to representatives of the The Semper Fi Fund and Fresh Start Surgical Gifts. The club’s successful 23rd annual Del Mar Red Nose Run, held Dec. 19 on the beach, generated $23,000 benefiting the two local organizations. Read the rest of this entry »

6th Annual Burn Your Own Steak

March 13, 2015

Camp Lejeune, NC – The Semper Fi Fund will once again be hosting a "Burn Your Own Steak" night and fundraiser at the Marston Pavilion on MCB Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Come join us on May 16, 2016. There will be good food, a silent and special guests and speakers. Read the rest of this entry »

Marine South Expo 2015

March 13, 2015

Camp Lejeune, NC - The Marine South Expo is co-sponsored by and held at Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune. Marine South commands from Camp Lejeune; Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point and Marine Corps Air Station, New River are among the attendees. Read the rest of this entry »

5th Annual Camin Cargo Control Golf Outing

March 13, 2015

Kingwood, TX - This May, the Camin Cargo Control company will host it's 5th Annual golf outing to show appreciation to their clients and colleagues. Read the rest of this entry »

Jacksonville Onslow Business Expo

March 12, 2015

Jacksonville, NC - Come join us at the Jacksonville Commons Recreation Center for the 2015 Jacksonville Onslow Business Expo on March 19th, from 11am-4pm! Read the rest of this entry »

Staff Sergeant Mark Zambon: “I am fiercely proud of my sacrifice.”

March 12, 2015

I had my digging knife with me,” says Staff Sgt Mark Zambon, recalling July 5, 2012, the day he reached the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro. “I got to the top of the mountain, found an isolated spot on the rim of the volcano crater and dug a hole. The last time the knife hit dirt before that was Afghanistan soil.Read the rest of this entry »

S.I. Now – TSF/TAF talk watching the Super Bowl with LaDainian Tomlinson

March 12, 2015

Sports Illustrated - Now | March 12, 2015 | Link to Piece

New York, NY - On SI Now, Team Semper Fi's BJ Ganem and Jose Ramos discuss how their injuries led them to discover their love for sports and how the competition and training helps them with recovery. Read the rest of this entry »

Fourth Annual Sigma Phi Omicron Chris Sullivan ’98 Memorial 5K Walk/Run

March 11, 2015

Lowell, MA - Please join us for the fourth Annual Sigma Phi Omicron Chris Sullivan ’98 Memorial 5K Walk/Run. This event honors the memory of one of our fallen brothers, Chris Sullivan. Read the rest of this entry »

Proud Few Motorcycle Club Annual Fundraiser 2015

March 11, 2015

Hughesville, MD – The Proud Few Motorcycle Club is hosting their annual fundraiser once again to benefit the Semper Fi Fund! The fundraiser will take place on March 21, at the American Legion Jameson-Harrison Post #238 in Hughesville, MD. For a $20 donation at the door, you will get to be part of the fun that will start at 4:00 pm and continue until 11:00 pm. Read the rest of this entry »

Team Semper Fi’s Injured Veterans Finish Strong at Marine Corps Trials

March 11, 2015

Injured Athletes Go for the Gold Building Confidence and Life-Long Bonds

For the fifth consecutive year, the injured veteran athletes of Team Semper Fi returned to compete for a coveted slot in the Warrior Games at the WWR Warrior Games Marine Corps Trials (MCT). Read the rest of this entry »

2015 Evening with the Semper Fi Fund at the World Trade Center, NYC

March 11, 2015

New York, NY - The Semper Fi Fund will be hosting its annual NYC invitational "Evening with the Semper Fi Fund" where our supporters and those we support come together for an intimate evening, full of special guests who share our passion for our mission and those we serve. Read the rest of this entry »

LA Custom Pools and Spas of Yucaipa and Semper Fi Funds donate pool for Justin Crabbe

March 10, 2015

News Mirror | Posted: Friday, February 20, 2015 6:00 am | Updated: 10:24 am, Fri Feb 20, 2015 | by Rachael Gustuson | Link to Article
A few months ago, Glenn Douglas, owner of LA Custom Pools of Yucaipa, got a call for a swimming pool bid and met with U.S. Marine Cpl. Justin Crabbe. After the initial meeting, Douglas decided he wanted to donate time and money for a specially-designed pool for Crabbe, a decorated soldier who was injured in 2011 while serving on his second deployment in Afghanistan when an improvised explosive device exploded and resulted in the loss of part of his left hand and both legs above the knees. Read the rest of this entry »