Going the Extra Mile: Navy Captain Runs to Honor Fallen Female Servicewomen

The Valor Run remembers 160 women who died in Iraq and Afghanistan.
2:00 | 11/10/14

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I do. Start out thinking about the women that we lost. Four navy captain Nancy look war. Fowler knows no gender she's running 160 miles in seven days one mile for each US surface woman killed in Iraq and Afghanistan. I want is that she sprinklers are winners beginning each segment reading the names of the fallen women. Basics like three miles 141491. Day from the end she's wearing down. Yeah. Wants us. She's gone through four payers this week but keeps pushing on an avid runner the poorest and navy reservist wife and mother of six. It's really not about me running it's about the fact that people are coming together and recognizing all the when he died. One of those women has spent from the ticket and all the caring tomorrow photos of major Megan McClung she's nice screen with the Naval Academy shoes. Federal runner come on tell me site. I'm sure makes him you. Running right along with you. By the time she was lacing up for the finally looked corps was feeling great. Eight. On a beautiful day in Washington. Supporters by herself she finished the last ten months. My time Afghanistan's hard for our family and I came home. Think there's so many families and we don't get to see dad in knowing and so you know the sacrifices we made that time is minimal compared to the sack faces that too many of me. For the women who made the ultimate sacrifice 160 people carrying 160 tribute ribbons. Walked the last steps to the women's memorial at Arlington cemetery. It's really emotional and moving. In the morning anyway I'm recognizing all the faces and remembering the stories and to have all those up on that sister blocks. Yeah. And they do was look coarse term in two remember major Megan's cloth the first female marine officers killed in Iraq. They died for us they died serving our country staying happy dungy is to know ABC news Alexandria Virginia.

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