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SPECIAL OPERATIONS WARRIOR FOUNDATION

Air Commando Ruck & Climb
In memory of: Our fellow Air Commandos

Donations as of April 18, 2014:

$400.00 Raised Offline
$22,260.00 Raised Online
$22,660.00 Total Raised

Air Commando Ruck & Climb

The Air Commandos are rucking and climbing to raise money for the Special Operations Warrior Foundation and to honor five Air Commandos that fell this year in the of line of duty. On 3 February, sixteen Air Commandos will start their journey from Hurlburt Field, FL and will arrive at MacDill AFB on 8 February. Also, two Air Commandos will travel to Tanzania and begin their ascent of Mt Kilimanjaro.

Our route will cover 450 miles and take us along Highway 98, (old 98 and 30A for a short stretch) through the communites of Ft Walton Beach, Destin, Sandestin, Watercolor, Seaside, Alys Beach, Grayton, Panama City Beach, Mexico Beach, Port St Joe, Apalachicola, Eastpoint, Carabelle, Perry, turning onto route 19 towards Cross City, Fanning Springs, Chiefland, Otter Creek, Inglis, Crystal River, Homosassa Springs. Our second to last leg takes us on highway 41 passing through Brooksville, Masaryktown, Wilson Heights, Trojantown, and finally into Tampa.

We welcome everyone to come out and celebrate with us or even ruck a few miles.You can follow us on Facebook for updates:www.facebook.com/pages/Air-Commando-Ruckers/274979869218743

Created in 1980, Special Operations Warrior Foundation is devoted to providing a college education to every child who has lost a parent serving in the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps during an operational or training mission under the U.S. Special Operations Command. This includes over 70,000 military special operations and support personnel assigned to units throughout the United States and around the world.

The Warrior Foundation is currently committed to providing scholarship grants to more than 900 children of the approximately 800 Special Operations personnel who have given their lives for their country since 1980, including those who died fighting our nation's war against terrorism as part of "Operation Enduring Freedom" in Afghanistan and the Philippines as well as "Operation Iraqi Freedom."

Currently, 190 children of fallen special operations warriors have graduated from college.

Since 2005, the Special Operations Warrior Foundation has provided immediate $3,000 cash grants to personnel seriously wounded in the line of duty. Once notified of a special operations soldier, airman, sailor or Marine hospitalized with a severe injury, the SOWF immediately sends funds to the service member (or his/her designated recipient) so family members can immediately travel to be at their loved one's bedside. Since this program began in 2005, the Special Operations Warrior Foundation has provided over $1.2 million to wounded special operations personnel.

Supporters

Comment Donation
Paula and Matt Twisselman Good job!! Thanks for your service. We really really appreciate you!!
$50.00
Ed and Lisa Cross God bless the Ruckers!
$25.00
Keith Crawford To all those warriors we have lost and the families that are left behind. May we never forget...
$100.00
Anonymous we can't thank everyone enough. learned of the program at The Port Inn in Port St. Joe.
$25.00
Bat & Dagger
$250.00
Mike Hamm
$100.00
Bob & Donna Wilkens In loving memory ~ thanks to all of you.
$200.00
Thayer & Katie Dickey Proud of you Nak!
$50.00
Debbie Eck Thank you for all you do.
$20.00
Diego R God bless you all for your dedication and sacrifice. Hooyah!
$100.00
Ellen Ward Thank you to our service families! Very proud of you, DM.
$25.00
VanWormer Family
$100.00
Adam Thanks you SOWF for coving our dinner!
$40.00
Sharon & Bud Kahn
$40.00
Jessica Meyer Thank you for your service.In memory of those who didn't make it home, those who are home, and those that are still in the fighting.
$25.00
The Blackburns Thank you for honoring those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom!
$350.00
Roman McGowan I love you daddy!
$50.00
Mark and Jan Scriven Thank you, Air Commandos. Thank you, Mitch. Thank you, Ryan.
$25.00
Kim Parizo Much love to you and all of our brave men and women working and fighting to keeping me free. 3
$30.00
Major Stephen Burke, USAF, Retired. Republic 05 In Memory of Hal Lewis, Aircraft Commander, Liberty/Republic 04, 25 April 1980. Hal's son is now a Doctor thanks to SOWF. I was there.
$25.00
Mac & Kelly (ACA Tampa Bay Chapter)
$200.00
SpookyNav Way to keep the faith guys. Proud of you all. Cleared to Fire!
$50.00
Deborah Yates In Memory of crew of Ratchet 33....and we remember them
$50.00
Anonymous Thank you so much for your dedication to our country. Your sacrifices do not go unseen.
$100.00
The Homan Family Well done. Thanks for being a positive inspiration and supporting a very worthy cause.
$200.00
CMSgt John Stewart (retired)
$75.00
Anonymous In memory of our fallen heroes and support of those making the journey in their honor
$250.00
Anonymous
$50.00
Jean Modos Thank you all for protecting and serving our country. You're an outstanding group.
$35.00
Jim and Patty Schulze What a wonderful foundation to help our military families. Thanks for all you do.
$150.00
Brad and JoAnne Buzzett
$50.00
B Hochmuth Thank you for all you do!!
$25.00
Chad Bubanas Great job guys! Great cause. Thanks.
$100.00
Doyle & Marsha Babe Way to go guys! Thank you for your courage! We know all families are being honored by your steps this week.
$150.00
Beach Yoga Pinellas Thank you for walking for such a GREAT cause!!
$25.00
Ron and Marilyn MaGann In honor of those who have fallen and in honor of our son, Adam Dunn, who is marching. Great job! You are almost to the finish line!
$50.00
Patti Purdy In honor of my Marine son. Thank you!
$20.00
Michael & Deanna Wilkes Good luck on your last day!
$100.00
The Agnell Family
$500.00
Todd Fagan You guys are kicking Butt, I expect nothing less from AFSOC troops... Well done!
$50.00
JD & Britta Rudman
$250.00
Kyle Hendrickson
$50.00
Eugene Zdral Heard about this on Standup with Pete Dominick. Thank you for the sacrifice.
$50.00
Dave and Kathi Wilson In honor of the fallen; in support of the ruckers; in thanks to all.
$50.00
Ann Weber we owe so much to our military personel
$100.00
Rita & Marshall Martin We honor you
$50.00
Daniel Weber
$100.00
The Meins Family
$100.00
Randy Schulze
$200.00
David Wilson In honour of Nick Whitlock, Thanks to all who serve, above & beyond what most would ever do, sacrificing your freedom so we have ours.
$200.00

Donation Summary

Raised Offline
$400
Raised Online
$22,260
Total Raised
$22,660
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