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2013 Marine Corps Scholarship Recipients

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Congratulations to our 2013-2014 Marine Corps Scholarship Recipients:


Paisley Hearney, Flagstaff, AZ
Major Ramon J. Mendoza, Jr. & Major Douglas A. Zembiec USMC
Memorial Cornerstone Scholarship

Daughter of Chief Warrant Officer 3 Brenden Hearney USMC, Paisley’s father was killed in service when she was just one year old. She inherited her father’s love of reading, specifically science fiction and fantasy.

Northern Arizona University
Radio, TV, and Film
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Running the Extra Mile – The Build A House Project

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jackieandcasTwo PS Charities volunteers and ProSol employees are going the extra mile—26.2 to be exact—to help build a house for Cpl Garrett Jones and his family. Jackie Albright and CaSandra DeGrauwe-Williamson are running the Marine Corps Marathon in support of this year’s Build A House Project.

You can help by pledging your support below. Rememeber, 100% of all pledges raised will support the Build A House Project! Pledges can be made for: … [more]


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Endurance (also referred to as “ultra”) cycling is an activity that is sure to test the physical, emotional, and mental limits of all who accept the challenge.  At its essence, ultra cycling is akin to a war composed of several battles.  For endurance cyclists, those battles pit mind vs matter…mind vs weather….mind vs terrain….mind vs traffic….and mind vs self.  In other words, it’s a mind game. … [more]

Biking for Boobies

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For the third year in a row, Air Force Col (Ret) and PSC Volunteer, Matt McKeon will compete in his annual summer charity bike rides! This year Matt’s summer rides will raise much needed funds for women undergoing breast cancer treatment at The GW MFA Breast Care Center. In Matt’s three years of biking for a cause he has raised over $21,000 towards the fight against cancer!

matt-21This year Matt has selected two cycling events: The National 24-Hour Challenge and the Total 200.

The National 24-Hour Challenge is a nationally recognized marathon cycling event that takes place annually in Michigan over Father’s Day Weekend. The object of the event is to ride as many miles as possible in 24 hours. There are more than 20 age brackets and over 1,000 riders participate each year. The route consists of a 121-mile loop, followed by a 23-mile loop, followed by an 8-mile night loop that riders repeat until the 24-hours expire. … [more]

Second Annual Build A House Project

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Corporal Garrett Jones and his family will soon have a new house to call home! This Spring, at the Washington Nationals’ Marine Corps Appreciation Game, the Joneses received the surprise of a lifetime, when they were announced as this year’s Build A House Project recipients. Made possible by a partnership between PSC and Operation Finally Home, Corporal Jones, his wife and young son will receive a custom built, mortgage free home. … [more]