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Mickey Traugutt, Scott Langlow, Rui Moura and Seth Storset proudly and happily represented the Permission to start Dreaming Foundation at the USO Red, White and Blue tournament at Newcastle on Thursday, June 16th.
We've always have a great relationship with USO Northwest, and for the fourth year in a row the Permission To Start Dreaming Foundation was invited to attend the USO Northwest Red, White & Blue Golf Classic!
Once again, the Permission To Start Dreaming Foundation has our booth at the Sound to Narrows where you can learn about our race, our foundation, as well as pick up a shirt or memorabilia. So swing by, say hi, and enjoy the race!
We are happy to announce the Permission To Start Dreaming Foundation will be participating in the Maritime Gig Festival parade on June 4th, 2016, and once again one of our major sponsors, Subaru of Puyallup, will reprise their role by loaning us another fine truck for the parade. So for a third year in a row, thanks to the Harnish Auto Family, we'll be able to spread the word on the race, and our
Since the Civil War, Memorial Day has been a time of reflection and remembrance to those who have died in service to our country or will never return. The "missing man" table is a symbolic demonstration of showing gratitude and reverence for those who served and sacrificed their lives.
Shown here the table is represented in the following way:
The table is round - to show our everlasting concern for our missing members and friends.
President Harry S. Truman led the effort to establish a single holiday for citizens to come together and thank our military members for their patriotic service in support of our country.
On August 31, 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day to replace separate Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force Days. The single day celebration stemmed from the unification of the Armed Forces under the Department of Defense.
We just can't say enough to thank Martin Park, a 24-year-old former active duty Marine and now a reservist. Not only did he run his first marathon (the Tacoma City Marathon) wearing 48.5 pounds of gear and a Race For A Soldier shirt, but he raised $3,300 dollars in the process to donate to the Permission To Start Dreaming Foundation!
Here's an excerpt from The News Tribune: