2012 Run-Walk To Home Base

Karson & Kennedy are excited to be supporting the 2012 Run-Walk to Home Base event which is happening on May 20th.  You can thank our wounded veterans by helping to provide the services they have earned. Join the 2012 Run-Walk to Home Base Presented by New Balance at Fenway Park. To learn more, visit www.runtohomebase.org

Karson and Kennedy interviewed Joe Magee, a Sgt. in the Marines from 2000-2009.  Joe grew up in South Boston and has had 4 deployments, 2 to Iraq and 2 to Okinawa during his 9 years in the service.  Joe hasn’t been diagnosed with PTSD, but fears he has it and has seen may friends suffer with it.   Joe is in school at Salem State working on Bachelor of Fire Science, hoping to become a Boston firefighter.  His team name is “Mass Fallen Heroes” and his fundraising page can be found at: http://www.runtohomebase.org/runtohomebase/JoeMagee417

Click Play hear  Karson, Kennedy & Salt  Interview Joe Magee

Kennedy & Salt interviewed Chris Lessard, a Sgt. in the Marines from 1996-2000 & 2003-2007.  Chris grew up in Belmont and currently lives in Newton.  He has had 3 deployments: 1 to Iraq, 1 to Okinawa and 1 to Kuwait.  Chris, along with many of his friends, have been diagnosed with PTSD which serves as his motivation in creating awareness and the physiology behind PSTD & TBI. Chris is currently a Fireman in Newton and this is his 3rd Run to Home base.  His team name is  “Mass Fallen Heroes” and his fundraising page can be found at: http://www.runtohomebase.org/runtohomebase/chrislessard

Click Play to hear Salt & Kennedy interview Chris Lessard

To listen to a previous interview we had with Nicholas Mochi,  a Cambridge native & a 7-year veteran of the U.S. Army who is also participating in the Run-Walk to Home Base,  Click Here

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