Tag: Massachusetts

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…


Soldier Story: Paul N. King

Each day, we will randomly highlight one service member’s life, and include links and stories. We choose to never forget, and this is our way, before the run, to remember our fallen service members. Cpl. Paul Nicholas King, 23, of Tyngsboro, MA, Class of 2001, Greater Lowell Technical High School, died in Combat, June 25,…


ACT joins Run for the Fallen

ACT Fastening Solutions, a cable tie company based in Gardner, MA has joined Run for the Fallen. ACT is sponsoring all cable ties necessary for securing soldier sign cards to the memorial flags and for the placement of these memorial markers. The individualized soldier sign cards are being created by twenty-two various high school and…