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Veterans Day

To my father and to both my grandfathers, thank you. To my uncle whose name I now call my own, thank you. To my cousin, thank you. To my two great friends from college, thank you. To my high school buddies and my buddy’s newly wed wife, thank you. To all those that served, thank…


Soldier Story: Lucas A. Frantz

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. From futons to recliners, Lucas A. Frantz somehow seemed to break several pieces of furniture just by sitting in them. While…


Soldier Story: Jesse M. Lhotka

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. When Jesse Lhotka showed up for a blind date holding a single white rose, his future wife thought he was too…


Soldier Story: Stephen P. Baldwyn

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. Stephen P. Baldwyn wanted to become a Marine so he could see the world. “He wanted adventure,” said his mother, Stephanie….


Soldier Story: James E. Marshall

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. Though he was a world away, Spc. James Edward Marshall remembered to send a dozen pink roses to his mom for…