Category: News

Deployed Run for the Fallen

“Deployed Run for the Fallen” is a run that occurred in SW Asia. 13 hours and 2000 miles. Below are the details from one of the run organizers: Jason Torres. All the runners are currently deployed at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. Our base is comprised of US Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, DOD contractors…


Rucksack Runner honoring fallen

Lt. Col. “Petey” Arnold, a full time member of the Kansas Air National Guard, is completing a series of long distance events in full battle rattle (uniform, boots, body armor, helmet and rucksack). Read the story. Find out more info on the Rucking Jayhawk FB page.


Flying flags at Half-Staff

From George Lutz, father of Cpl George A. Lutz II ~ KIA 12-29-2005 ~ Iraq, and Founder of Honor and Remember (March 17, 2013): As I write this note five more lives have been given for our freedom today. Five more families have heard that knock on the door, beginning their unimaginable journey of sorrow….


Captain Joseph House Foundation

Meeting Betsy Schultz today was wonderful. She recently started a not-for-profit, Captain Joseph House Foundation, in honor of her own son, Capt. Joseph William Schultz, who was killed in action May 29, 2011. The Foundation provides a unique service, a respite/retreat opportunity for families to heal and rebuild. Captain Joseph House is a 1910 craftsman…


Wounded veterans take the stage…

Bryan Anderson, who lost both legs and his left hand while serving in Iraq, speaks at Misericordia University in Dallas, Pa., in a fundraiser for the 1st Lt. Michael J. Cleary Memorial Fund. That’s our Mikey!!! Here’s the story on USA Today. http://www.usatoday.com/news/military/story/2012-03-05/wounded-veterans-iraq-afghanistan-life-at-home/54223324/1