Tag: Wisconsin

WI 2009 Run for the Fallen

____ The event was held at Woods National Cementery, the 3rd oldest in the Country, which is located on the Milwaukee VA grounds. ┬áThis cemetery, like Arlington, holds the remains of 100’s of our beloved┬ámilitary heroes. 15 Wisconsin Gold Star Families, along with friends and supporters, ran over a total of 200 miles for our…


Soldier Story: Grant A. Dampier

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. Pfc. Grant A. Dampier was killed May 15, 2006 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat patrol…


Soldier Story: Michael A. McGlothin

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. Growing up, Michael A. McGlothin was the skinny kid with big glasses who always worked hard at school. “That kid couldn’t…