Category: Soldier Stories

Cpl. Bradley T. Arms

There was a dedication ceremony on Friday, November 20th, renaming the Post Office in Charlottesville, VA in honor of Cpl Bradley T. Arms. Run for the Fallen had the opportunity to run alongside Bradley’s father, Bob, when we ran through Charlottesville last summer. I still have the picture of Bradley Bob handed to me as…


Sgt. Brown

Highlight on Sgt. Rob Brown in ESPN’s “OTL: Walter Reed.” The segment shows how kayaking and running helps disabled veterans on painful road to recovery.


Lt. Dan Riordan Scholarship

Step off the track and into the game hall. For those who live in and around the St. Louis, MO area, the 3rd Annual Lt Daniel P. Riordan Memorial Trivia Night will take place on Saturday November 7th at St. John Vianney High School. 100% of the proceeds from this event will benefit the scholarship…


Spc. Chris C. Simpson

This weekend is Time of Remembrance, the Washington D.C. ceremony for Gold Star family members, paying tribute to their lost loved ones and to all those who serve our country Military and Non Military. September 27th is also Gold Star Mother’s Day. A Hampton (VA) TV news story interviewed Chris’s mom, Kate McLaughlin, about Chris…


Marine Story: Nicholas George Xiarhos

President Obama met personally with the Xiarhos family in late August, whose son, Nicholas G. Xiarhos, age 21, was killed in action on July 23, 2009. Nicholas was born on Feb. 12, 1988, in Hyannis. He has three other siblings: Alexander, 19, and his twin sisters, Ashlynne and Elizabeth, 15. Nicholas had served two tours…