The Daily News: From Amputation to Independence

By Thomas Brennan | The Daily News – Jacksonville, NC | jdnews.com | July 21, 2013 As the dust from the blast began to settle, Raymond Mackey knew his life had changed forever. “We were doing a company-sized patrol near Marjah, Afghanistan – a sweep for improvised explosive devices,” said retired Marine Sgt. Maj. Raymond…

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Jacksonville Daily News: Warm bite for a good cause

By Don Bryan | The Daily News | jdnews.com | January 26, 2013 Hundreds gathered at New River Harley-Davidson Saturday to get a warm bite of chili and raise money for the Semper Fi Fund. The 6th annual Screamin Eagle High Performance Chili Challenge included a chili contest, sampling and live music.