JMMF In San Diego Union-Tribune

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Surfing classes are open to injured Marines and veterans at Camp Pendleton’s Del Mar Beach. The Ocean Therapy Seminar for Marines provides one-on-one surfing lessons with professional surfers and instructors. The sessions give Marines a chance to learn how to surf and experience the therapeutic effects of the ocean. Many of the participants are challenged by symptoms related to post-traumatic …

Jimmy Miller Foundation Featured On ABC 7 News

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On Wednesday, July 1, ABC 7 News visited our Ocean Therapy Session in Manhattan Beach with the Military Women In Need Group. We had perfect conditions, volunteers from all over the country, lunches provided by National Charity League, and our great instructors from Camp Surfsurf. It was a perfect way to get ready to celebrate our country on the 4th …

Surf pounds healing into wounded Marines at Camp Pendleton

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Chief Warrant Officer (Ret) Shawn Dunn stood off to the side, in the sand at Camp Pendleton, big arms folded across his barrel chest. He was listening to a briefing being given Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation surf coaches. The mostly South Bay surfers, including Jimmy’s brother Jeff and board members Mark Gerold, Chris Brown, and Andy Dellenbach, make the two …

Lt. Gen. John Toolan Jr.

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Lt. Gen. John Toolan Jr. is one of the few Marine officers who beams broadly in one of his official portraits. Toolan doesn’t have to try to look tough. The new commanding general of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force headquartered at Camp Pendleton speaks in a low, gravelly voice. He stands well over six feet tall, with a sinewy build …

High-Intensity Sports for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Depression

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Feasibility Study of Ocean Therapy With Veterans of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom by Carly M. Rogers, Trudy Mallinson, Dominique Peppers In this study, we conducted a pretest–posttest investigation of a sports-oriented occupational therapy in- tervention using surfing in an experiential, skills-based program to support veterans with symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in their transition to civilian …

JMMF Independent Auditor’s Report

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Due to some inaccurate and somewhat misleading reports in our local press, we want to restate that the recent news about Jim Miller stems from a personal business matter and that the Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation is not involved nor have our financials been compromised. Earlier this year, the Board of Directors of JMMF decided to hire an independent auditor …

Rorke Denver’s New Book!

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Rorke is a JMMF supporter and was guest of honor at the 2012 JMMF Benefiesta. He also was an active duty SEAL and starred in the movie Act Of Valor Please check his book out by clicking the image below.