Each year, the entire FL Doolittle Clan participates in the Tampa Bay Frogman Swim; this year, Sean and I will be swimming while Meg, Ryan, and Katie provide logistical support. Tori (my sister) is even coming from CA to swim this year ;-) We are doing this 5-KM swim across chilly Tampa Bay to raise money for the Navy SEAL Foundation... I am swimming for my HS coach, mentor, gold medalist, and former Vietnam-era Frogman, Coach Mike Troy who passed away this year. Mike was ALWAYS a huge supporter of this swim and what it stands for.
The adventure takes place on 12 JAN. If you are local, and you have never seen this truly inspirational event... then please consider coming to the 11th annual swim; specifically please come to the Memorial Ceremony as the sun is rising and the Special Operations Jump Team jumps in with our nation's flag... if you have never seen it, please come out. Reach out to me and I'll give you the details (firstname.lastname@example.org)
If you were to ever have a doubt as to the importance of this fundraiser... all those doubts will melt away as you hear the names of each teammate we've lost since 9/11.
One of the primary efforts of the Foundation is supporting the Gold Star Family program; helping to take care of surviving spouses and family members after our nation’s warriors pay the ultimate price. Please consider donating to The Navy SEAL Foundation through the Tampa Bay Frogman Swim.
As a family, this is the only fundraiser we actively participate in each year, and we are grateful for any donation, no matter how small. All your donations go DIRECTLY to The Navy SEAL Foundation, and will have an immediate impact on a family or NSW service member in need.
Please consider donating to Team Doolittle. Tax deductible donations can be made here, on the GoFundMe web site. Thank you for your support and God Bless America!
- The FL Doolittle Clan
Great video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DxQM_2KSiYY&feature=youtu.be