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Semper Fi & America’s Fund cares for our nation’s critically wounded, ill, and injured service members, veterans, and military families. Supporting all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, we provide one-on-one case management, connection, and lifetime support. Today. Tomorrow. Together.

Vision Statement
Every combat wounded, critically ill, and catastrophically injured U.S. service member and military family will experience the appreciation and respect of our supporters. Our warriors and their families will achieve the highest possible quality of life and independence in a loving, caring, and committed community. They will not be forgotten on their road to recovery.

About the Fund

Our Mission is Critical. Our Duty is Clear.

Our work began when the first wave of wounded Marines and Sailors returned from the Iraq War. A small but determined group of military spouses launched a dynamic effort to help them, which grew into a nationwide nonprofit embracing all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. Both proven and innovative, The Fund’s unique care model provides a holistic path to physical, mental, and emotional recovery.

Board of Directors

Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. Chairman of the Board | General, USMC (Ret.) | 19th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff | 36th Commandant of the Marine Corps

Annette Conway Vice-Chair of the Board

Edward (Kim) Foley III Treasurer of the Board | Chairman of Foley, Inc | U.S. Marine (1967-1971)

Jason W. Aiken Executive Vice President, Technologies and Chief Financial Officer, General Dynamics

Robert M. (Bob) Bowlin Former Chairman of Sony Music International | CPA (Ret.)
Forrest Faison III M.D., Sc.D (hon), FAAP | Vice Admiral, USN (Ret.) | 38th Surgeon General of the Navy

Michael X. Garrett General, USA (Ret.) | Commanding General, U.S. Army Forces Command (2019-2022)

Karen Guenther President, CEO, and Founder of Semper Fi & America’s Fund

Carlton W. Kent Sergeant Major, USMC (Ret.) | 16th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps 
Wendy Lethin Secretary of the Board 2004-2022
Laura Mitchell Executive Director for The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation
John M. Paxton, Jr. General, USMC (Ret.) | 33rd Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps 
James D. Weiskopf Colonel, USA (Ret.) 
Richard Wells Managing Director, Insight Partners

We are honored to be considered one of our nation’s most trusted charities.

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A+ Rating, one of only three Veteran nonprofits to receive their highest rating.

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4-Star rating for ten consecutive years; an achievement attained by only 2% of charities.

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Our Programs Deliver Vital Support
and Real Results.

Service Member and Family Support

Service Member and Family Support Program

Provides financial assistance and tailored support to help with the expenses incurred during initial hospitalization and throughout recovery.

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Transition Program


Created to help those we serve connect and grow, post injury or following illness.

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Integrated Wellness Program

Integrative Wellness

Applies a holistic approach to long-term health, providing tools to improve body, mind, and spirit.

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Together, We Can Restore Hope and Revitalize Lives.

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