Points of Interest
While we run in support of Honor and Remember, there are many organizations and scholarships in existence dedicated to the fallen and wounded service members from Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Below are just a few of these committed programs.
IAVA (Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans of America)
Operation Rebound : provides sports opportunities to veterans of any branch of service who have suffered permanent physical injuries in the line of duty.
Team Red, White, and Blue : supports endurance events for wounded veterans reintegrating into society and their families.
Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes
DAV (Disabled American Veterans)
Seven Stars Foundation : in honor of 1st Lt. Jared Landaker, Captain Jennifer Harris, Cpl. Thomas Saba, Sgt. James R. Tijerina, HM1 Gilbert Minjares, Sgt. Travis Pfister, and HM3 Manuel Ruiz
Wounded Warrior Project : The mission of the Wounded Warrior Project is to honor and empower wounded warriors.
Wounded EOD Warrior Foundation : The Wounded EOD Warrior Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides assistance to our Wounded EOD Warriors and their families in the form of financial relief.
Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund
USO (United Service Organizations)
Florida Fallen Heroes
TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors)
Operation Honor Our Heroes
Operation Never Forgotten
Combat Vets Motorcycle Association
American Legion Riders Chapter 519
Homes For Our Troops
The American Fallen Soldiers Project
Running for the Fallen Heroes Fund
Yellow Ribbon Fund
Captain Joseph House Foundation
Folds of Honor Foundation
Top 100 National Security Resources
Run for the Fallen: TX (Houston, TX, March)
Run for the Wall (Across America, May)
Wounded Warrior Half Marathon (Dallas, TX, June)
Run for the Fallen: FL (Florida, August)
Run for the Fallen: IA (Central Iowa, August)
1st Lt. Jared M. Landaker Memorial Run (Big Bear, CA, late September)
Bubba’s Belly Run (Potomac, Maryland, late September)
Marine Corps Marathon (Washington D.C., October)
Zeitlangers : Pictures and information of every service members fallen in OIF and OEF. Updated consistently.
In Remembrance : Biographies and guest books for every fallen service member.
Faces of the Fallen : The Washington Post’s fallen tribute.
Home and Away : CNN’s Iraq and Afghanistan Interactive Remembrance Site
Living Memorials Project : Development of community based living memorials to the victims of September 11, 2001, their families, communities, and the nation.
Flight 93 National Memorial (NPS) : National Park Service’s Flight 93 National Memorial website.
Portraits of Grief : NY Times’ offers glimpses of victims of the September 11 attacks.
Vet Walking : Vet walking across the US to raise awareness about disabled vets.
Project America Run : Mike Ehredt is running solo across the country, one mile for every fallen service member (May – Sept. 2010).
Drum Hike : The Hike for Heroes, 7000 mile hike for Military Families
All of the American Servicemen & Women : hand drawn pictures of every service member fallen during OEF and OIF.
Picture The Fallen : Photos of Remembrance
Philco’s Freedom Run : Mahnomem, MN
Pennsylvania Hero Walk
NorthWood Memorial, Irvine, CA
FALLEN SERVICE MEMBER WEBSITES & MEMORIALS
2nd Lt. J.P. Blecksmith
Sgt. Paul Dumont, Jr.
LCpl Thomas Paine Echols
Wyatt Dale Eisenhauer
Spc. Daniel A. Fuentes
Sgt. Adam Kennedy
Cpl. Dustin Jerome Lee
Brandon Abbott Meyer
Sgt. Elijah John-Miles Rao
Lt. Dan Riordan
Captain Joseph William Schultz
SSgt. David A. Wieger
SSgt. Gary Lee Woods, Jr.
Contact us with a fallen service member website that we don’t know about.