Brainerd, MN – Three Marines and the mother of a Marine from 1st Battalion, 5th Marines (1/5 Marines) complete a 12 mile relay swim of Gull Lake on Thursday July 1, 2010. Entitled “12 Miles for Marines,” this event is an official event of the Brainerd/Baxter 4th of July Celebration. The relay swim will honor the fallen and wounded Marines of the 1/5 Marines who served in Afghanistan in 2009 and strive to raise $10,000.00 for the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund.