MCM Support

If you’re in the Washington DC area and aren’t up for running a marathon you can still help our wounded, ill and injured service people and veterans by joining our support team!

We’re looking for volunteers to staff our extra water stations along the Marine Corps Marathon route on October 22. We’re also looking for donations of bottled water and oranges or other supplies to help fuel the AFF Team SideXSide runners. It’s a great day out and whilst doing your bit.

Please contact info@alliedforcesfoundation.org if you can help!

Marine Corps Marathon Opportunities

Great news! Our deadline for registering for the Marine Corps Marathon has been extended until September 17. If you do know anyone who may be interested in joining us, then please ask them to email info@alliedforcesfoundation.org as soon as possible.

Whilst we will cover the cost of the bib for any wounded, ill or injured service people or veterans, the cost of the race entry for all others is $160.

Get in touch now if you missed out and want to run with us!

Email: info@alliedforcesfoundation.org

Bannockburn 2017

While in Scotland for the 2017 Cateran Yomp, the AFF Team members paid a visit to Bannockburn.

The Battle of Bannockburn (Blàr Allt nam Bànag, often mistakenly called Blàr Allt a’ Bhonnaich in Scottish Gaelic) (24 June 1314) was a significant Scottish victory in the First War of Scottish Independence, and a landmark in Scottish history.

Stirling Castle, a Scots royal fortress, occupied by the English, was under siege by the Scottish army. The English king, Edward II, assembled a formidable force to relieve it. This attempt failed, and his army was defeated in a pitched battle by a smaller army commanded by the King of Scots, Robert the Bruce.

ANZAC Day

On  ANZAC Day, we are paying tribute to the fallen soldiers of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. Observed on 25 April each year, the commemoration day was originally to honour the members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who fought at Gallipoli against the Ottoman Empire during World War I. Read more

A Welcoming Letter…

The following letter from Congresswoman Barbara J. Comstock was addressed to all our visiting wounded who travelled to this year’s Marine Corps Marathon. We are honoured to share it here.

Barbara Comstock is currently a Republican member of the U.S. Congress from Virginia’s 10th District.

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