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The latest news, stories, and information from Legacies Alive.

Marine Corps Marathon

2024 Marine Corps Marathon

Join Legacies Alive for the 2024 Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C. on October 27, 2024! Runners will fundraise to raise support for Legacies Alive projects and events designed to honor the legacy of service members who gave their all to our nation.

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Army Navy Game 2022

87 Gold Star families arrived by motor coach, escorted by Gold Star Riders, for the 2022 Army Navy game on December 12th. They were joined at the tailgate and game by over a hundred supporters including Legacies Alive staff, volunteers, donors, and friends.

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2nd Annual Gold Star Family Picnic - July 2022 (Balloon animals and activities for the kids)

Gold Star Family Picnic

The Family Picnic is the cornerstone Legacy Event that connects Gold Star families each year. Hundreds of Gold Star families, Legacies Alive staff, and supporters come together for a weekend of comradery, encouragement, and healing – all made possible by an army of volunteers, donors, and sponsors. The event, which takes place at a private farm outside of Pittsburgh, features a weekend of activities, food, entertainment, fireworks, and an opportunity to honor and remember the legacies of our fallen heroes.

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Mountain Man Memorial March 2021

2021 Mountain Man Memorial March

US Army MSG Ben Linkous led the way on Saturday, April 24th in Beaver County, PA for the 26.2 mile Mountain Man Memorial March (MMMM) to honor our local Gold Star Families and their fallen heroes and to raise money and awareness for military families who have lost a loved one in the line of duty.

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Operation Honor through Action 2020

Operation Honor Through Action Run Ruck Ride Row Virtual Challenge

Register now for the Unquiet Professional’s 2020 Virtual Memorial Mile! The Unquiet Professional is dedicated to ‘Making Noise for those who Serve’. The Virtual Memorial Mile will be honoring 5 brave men that paid their final sacrifice in 2013 while serving in Afghanistan. Honor these men by doing whatever motivates you and brings you joy – walk, run, bike, hike, or swim. 100% of donations and 50% of registration (after cost of t shirt) will be donated to a group of charities that supports Gold Star families. 

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Brian Piercy Re-Internment Legacy Project

Brian Piercy Re-Interment at Arlington National Cemetery

Legacies Alive is working with our Gold Star mother, Carol Berberich from Los Angeles, CA, to honor her son with re-interment at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. Carol’s son, Brian Piercy, was killed in action in Afghanistan July 19, 2010.  We have raised the funds and have the approvals to re-inter Brian to Arlington at a date to be determined later this year.

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