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Liberty’s Legacy

Liberty was Combat Marine Eric Calley’s PTSD Service Dog. Liberty was Eric’s lifeline. “Even after countless types of therapy and numerous drugs to help control the hyper-vigilance, paranoia, flash backs, anxiety attacks and reoccurring night terrors, the best people afflicted by PTSD are able to typically feel is “numb”. All of the above challenges still […]

2014 Marine Corps Veteran Team

Marine Corps Trials Help Wounded Warriors Focus on Abilities

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Warrior Odyssey/ Semper Fi Odyssey

The pictures below are from our last successful trip to Warrior Odyssey/ Semper Fi Odyssey. The Fight Continues was able to get nine veterans to join the other twenty Active Duty Wounded Transitioning Marines up on the mountain in Pennsylvania. TFC had two volunteers that took a week off of work to drive four veterans […]

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The Life of Liberty

Liberty 6 years ago Liberty a 6 week old puppy who turned out to be the best thing for a combat Marine who was having issues with transitioning into civilian life. And before I knew it, Liberty and I were connected in a way I’ve never connected with a dog. She lifted my spirits, slept […]

A World We Once Knew

A World We Once Knew I think back of the world I once knew, a world filled with Americanism and sense of belonging. As I watch the place where my friends bled fall into the enemies hands after a decade, I know within my heart, the lives lost and injured in and around the Sunni […]

Michigan News

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Liberty’s Legacy

Liberty was Combat Marine Eric Calley’s PTSD Service Dog. Liberty was Eric’s lifeline. “Even after countless types of therapy and numerous drugs to help control the hyper-vigilance, paranoia, flash backs, anxiety attacks and reoccurring night terrors, the best people afflicted by PTSD are able to typically feel is “numb”. All of the above challenges still […]

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The Life of Liberty

Liberty 6 years ago Liberty a 6 week old puppy who turned out to be the best thing for a combat Marine who was having issues with transitioning into civilian life. And before I knew it, Liberty and I were connected in a way I’ve never connected with a dog. She lifted my spirits, slept […]

Freedom Cruise presentation

FLY OVER FREEDOM CRUISE ( GRAND RAPIDS) June 25-28

Please view the below powerpoint for a list of events that will happen for the Freedom Cruise in Grand Rapids June 25-28th.

Missouri/Illinois News

The Fight Continues; A Marines Story at the Brain Injury Association October 18th

James Sperry will be speaking at the Brain Injury Association of Missouri 9th Annual Statewide Confrence Closing Keynote Session. This is going to be taking place on Friday October 18th, 2013 in the St Charles Convention Center in the Grand Ballroom B. For more information on this great speaking event please see the attached flyer […]

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Eric and Mark were featured on St Louis KSDK In a News Story

Yesterday Eric Calley and Mark Young were contacted by Casey Nolan from KSDK News Channel 5 in St. Louis about the work they are doing they are doing in Moore, Oklahoma. Below is couple of the news videos they taped for the show yesterday.

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Visit Racanelli’s New York Pizza They will donate 20% Off Sales to The Fight Continues

Please visit Racanelli’s New York Pizza this week and support The Fight Continues! They will donate 20% of each sale during the week of May 13-18th. Great Pizza for a Great Cause!

Texas News

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Thanks to all who went to our Lake Burgher Outing this past weekend

A cool (chilly per some) wind and cloud cover did not slow down our veterans and volunteers today.  A lot of fish were caught both from the shore and from a yak, and my understanding from all areas of the lake.  Wil had the biggest bass at slightly over 4 pounds.  I don’t know who […]

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Go Catfishing on Lake Tawakoni in Texas on May 4th

Catfish Time: Catfish expert and volunteer, Robert Turner, is taking us cat fishing on lake Tawakoni, and then serving a lunch of fresh catfish, fries, and hush puppies!  You don’t want to miss this outing as it will be a new experience for most and a lot of fun.  Lake Tawakoni has produced many 40 […]

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Update on YMCA Outing at Camp Grady Spruce for this weekend in Forth Worth, TX

If you are planning on attending the YMCA Camp Grady Spruce outing this weekend we have some new information for that might be helpful. The first is a list of items to bring with you on this camping trip, and second is a directions and map to the location of YMCA Camp Grady. Please find […]

Job Openings

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Southwestern Illinois College To Host Spring Job Fair

Southwestern Illinois College is holding a spring job fair this month. The fair runs from 9 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, April 24 in the Belleville Campus Varsity Gym, 2500 Carlyle Ave. All job seekers are welcome and should arrive dressed to impress with plenty of copies of their résumés. The job fair is open to […]

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Diversity Career Fair Dallas, Texas on March 19, 2013

On March 19th there is going to be a Diversity Career Fair in Dallas, TX. This will take place at the Embassy Suites Dallas Market Center from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Please see the flyer below for more information. You can also click this link Vets-Dallas-031913-email4 for further information

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Ten Career Options for Veterans – The RecruitMilitary VetTen

Welcome to another issue of our VetTen newsletter. In this issue, you will find ten great opportunities specifically for military veterans. It is our hope that one of these opportunities is right for you. In addition, we encourage you to explore our other resources below: RecruitMilitary Job Board Read our blog Receive daily job updates […]

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Liberty’s Legacy

Liberty was Combat Marine Eric Calley’s PTSD Service Dog. Liberty was Eric’s lifeline. “Even after countless types of therapy and numerous drugs to help control the hyper-vigilance, paranoia, flash backs, anxiety attacks and reoccurring night terrors, the best people afflicted by PTSD are able to typically feel is “numb”. All of the above challenges still […]

2014 Marine Corps Veteran Team

Marine Corps Trials Help Wounded Warriors Focus on Abilities

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The Life of Liberty

Liberty 6 years ago Liberty a 6 week old puppy who turned out to be the best thing for a combat Marine who was having issues with transitioning into civilian life. And before I knew it, Liberty and I were connected in a way I’ve never connected with a dog. She lifted my spirits, slept […]

Recent VA News

To view and download VA news release, please visit the following Internet address: http://www.va.gov/opa/pressrel One Million Now Benefit from Post-9/11 GI Bill Over $30 Billion in Benefits for Veterans, Servicemembers, Families WASHINGTON (Nov. 8, 2013) – The Department of Veterans Affairs announced today that 1 million Veterans, Servicemembers, and family members have benefited from the […]

The Fight Continues; A Marines Story at the Brain Injury Association October 18th

James Sperry will be speaking at the Brain Injury Association of Missouri 9th Annual Statewide Confrence Closing Keynote Session. This is going to be taking place on Friday October 18th, 2013 in the St Charles Convention Center in the Grand Ballroom B. For more information on this great speaking event please see the attached flyer […]

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Why One Iraq Veteran Supports Limited US Military Intervention in Syria

This week we’ve also been asking veterans about their thoughts on a possible US strike in Syria. James Sperry is a Marine and a veteran of the Iraq War. He was wounded in 2004 in the Battle of Fallujah. He now directs an organization called The Fight Continues helping support veterans with Posttraumatic stress disorder […]

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Looking for Volunteers to head to Oklahoma First Thing Tomorrow

As many of you know the City of Moore, Oklahoma was hit horribly by a possible F5 Tornado. James Sperry and Mark Young are currently getting a group of volunteers to head to Oklahoma first thing in the morning and we are asking if anyone in the St Louis Metro area is interested in joining […]

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Video: PTSD plagues many military members, but help is available

This is the video that goes along with the article featured on KSDK with Art Holiday “PTSD plagues many military members, but help is available” featuring James Sperry of The Fight Continues.

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Video:James Sperry, Albert Boyd talk about PTSD

This is the corresponding video that went with the KSDK story tonight of “”

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