Operation Legacy

Making a difference in communities across the country_

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Together, We Are

Uniting Communities to Strengthen America's National Character_

Character Does Matter
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We empower veterans and families of fallen heroes to develop character in future generations.

About TMF

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Why We Serve

"If Not Me, Then Who..."


With a simple but powerful statement, 1stLt Travis Manion, USMC, described the sense of duty felt by service members and their families.

Our Story

In Communities

We're Hard At Work

  • Character Does Matter

    CDM Mentor Training - NYC

    Start Time: TBD
    Get Involved
  • Character Does Matter

    CDM Mentor Training - Atlanta

    Start Time: 10:00am
    02 - Jun - 2018 Get Involved
  • Veteran Transition Workshop

    Great Falls, MT - LWYS Seminar

    Start Time: 10:00am
    07 - Jun - 2018 Get Involved
  • Character Does Matter

    CDM Mentor Training - Great Falls

    Start Time: 10:00am
    08 - Jun - 2018 Get Involved
  • Veteran Transition Workshop

    Philadelphia LWYS Seminar

    Start Time: 11:30am
    08 - Jun - 2018 Get Involved
  • Character Does Matter

    CDM Mentor Training - Philly

    Start Time: 2:00pm
    08 - Jun - 2018 Get Involved
  • Survivor Expedition

    2018 - Teen Expedition - Houston Hurricane Relief

    Start Time: 8:00am
    10 - Jun - 2018 thru 16-Jun-2018 Get Involved
  • Local Event

    Military Survivors Family Day at Georgia Aquarium

    Start Time: 1:00pm
    12 - Jun - 2018 thru 13-Jun-2018 Get Involved
  • Veteran Transition Workshop

    San Diego

    Start Time: 9:00am
    16 - Jun - 2018 Get Involved
  • Veteran Transition Workshop

    Houston

    Start Time: 8:30am
    20 - Jun - 2018 Get Involved
  • Survivor Expedition

    2018 - San Diego Expedition

    Start Time: 7:00am
    22 - Jun - 2018 thru 24-Jun-2018 Get Involved
  • Character Does Matter

    CDM Mentor Training - Dallas

    Start Time: 10:00am
    23 - Jun - 2018 Get Involved
  • Character Does Matter

    CDM Mentor Training - Mansfield

    Start Time: 1:00pm
    24 - Jun - 2018 Get Involved
  • Local Event

    Casino Night at NYAC

    Start Time: 6:00pm
    28 - Jun - 2018 Get Involved
  • Local Event

    2018 Islandman Triathlon

    Start Time: 7:25am
    30 - Jun - 2018 Get Involved
  • Local Event

    BBQ on the Bay

    Start Time: 6:00pm
    11 - Jul - 2018 Get Involved
  • Character Does Matter

    CDM Mentor Training - San Diego

    Start Time: 9:00am
    14 - Jul - 2018 Get Involved
  • Veteran Transition Workshop

    Houston

    Start Time: 8:30am
    18 - Jul - 2018 Get Involved
  • Survivor Expedition

    2018 - New Mexico Expedition

    20 - Jul - 2018 thru 26-Jul-2018 Get Involved
  • Survivor Expedition

    2018 - Survivor Summit

    Start Time: 8:00am
    27 - Jul - 2018 thru 02-Aug-2018 Get Involved
  • Veteran Transition Workshop

    Sea Girt, NJ

    11 - Aug - 2018 Get Involved
  • Survivor Expedition

    2018 - Alaska Expedition

    Start Time: 8:00am
    11 - Aug - 2018 thru 18-Aug-2018 Get Involved
  • Veteran Transition Workshop

    Houston

    Start Time: 8:30am
    15 - Aug - 2018 Get Involved
  • 9/11 Heroes Run

    Virtual Runner

    01 - Sep - 2018 thru 30-Sep-2018 Get Involved
  • 9/11 Heroes Run

    2018 Tempe, AZ

    Start Time: 7:30am
    01 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • 9/11 Heroes Run

    2018 Palm City, FL

    Start Time: 7:00am
    03 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • 9/11 Heroes Run

    2018 Marshall, TX

    Start Time: 9:00am
    03 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • 9/11 Heroes Run

    2018 Athens, AL

    Start Time: 7:00am
    08 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • 9/11 Heroes Run

    2018 Houston, TX

    Start Time: 8:00am
    08 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • 9/11 Heroes Run

    2018 Philadelphia, PA

    Start Time: 9:00am
    08 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • 9/11 Heroes Run

    2018 Charleston, SC

    Start Time: 9:00am
    08 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • 9/11 Heroes Run

    2018 Bridgewater, NJ

    Start Time: 10:00am
    08 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • Veteran Transition Workshop

    Washington, D.C.

    Start Time: 12:00pm
    08 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • 9/11 Heroes Run

    2018 Madisonville, KY

    Start Time: 8:00pm
    08 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • 9/11 Heroes Run

    2018 San Antonio, TX

    Start Time: 8:00am
    09 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • 9/11 Heroes Run

    2018 Lafayette, CA

    Start Time: 9:00am
    09 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • 9/11 Heroes Run

    2018 Denver, CO

    Start Time: 9:00am
    09 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • 9/11 Heroes Run

    2018 Bangor, ME

    Start Time: 9:00am
    09 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • 9/11 Heroes Run

    2018 Seattle, WA

    Start Time: 9:00am
    09 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • 9/11 Heroes Run

    2018 Pennsauken, NJ

    Start Time: 9:11am
    09 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • 9/11 Heroes Run

    2018 Richmond, VA

    Start Time: 2:00pm
    09 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • 9/11 Heroes Run

    2018 Virginia Beach, VA

    Start Time: 8:30am
    10 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • 9/11 Heroes Run

    2018 Saginaw, MI

    Start Time: 6:30pm
    11 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • Veteran Transition Workshop

    San Diego

    15 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • 9/11 Heroes Run

    2018 Lithia, FL

    Start Time: 8:00am
    15 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • 9/11 Heroes Run

    2018 Fort Knox, KY

    Start Time: 8:00am
    15 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • 9/11 Heroes Run

    2018 Atlanta, GA

    Start Time: 8:00am
    16 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • 9/11 Heroes Run

    2018 Austin, TX

    Start Time: 8:00am
    16 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • 9/11 Heroes Run

    2018 Wall, NJ

    Start Time: 9:11am
    16 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • 9/11 Heroes Run

    2018 Annapolis, MD

    Start Time: 2:00pm
    16 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • 9/11 Heroes Run

    2018 Lehigh Valley, PA

    Start Time: 2:00pm
    16 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • 9/11 Heroes Run

    2018 Jacksonville, FL

    Start Time: 6:00pm
    16 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • Veteran Transition Workshop

    Houston

    Start Time: 8:30am
    19 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • Local Event

    2018 Janet L. Manion Memorial Event

    Start Time: 6:00pm
    20 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • Veteran Transition Workshop

    NYC

    22 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • 9/11 Heroes Run

    2018 San Diego, CA

    Start Time: 8:00am
    23 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • 9/11 Heroes Run

    2018 Penn State, PA

    Start Time: 12:30pm
    23 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • 9/11 Heroes Run

    2018 Doylestown, PA

    Start Time: 2:00pm
    23 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • 9/11 Heroes Run

    2018 Raleigh/Durham, NC

    Start Time: 9:00am
    29 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • 9/11 Heroes Run

    2018 Pittsburgh, PA

    Start Time: 2:00pm
    29 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • 9/11 Heroes Run

    2018 Baltimore, MD

    Start Time: 9:00am
    30 - Sep - 2018 Get Involved
  • Local Event

    5th Annual National Capital Region Golf Tournament

    Start Time: 9:00am
    04 - Oct - 2018 Get Involved
  • 9/11 Heroes Run

    2018 NYC, NY

    Start Time: 9:00am
    07 - Oct - 2018 Get Involved
  • Veteran Transition Workshop

    Chicago

    13 - Oct - 2018 Get Involved
  • Veteran Transition Workshop

    Houston

    Start Time: 8:30am
    17 - Oct - 2018 Get Involved
  • Operation Legacy

    Dallas Fort Worth, TX - Fall 2018

    27 - Oct - 2018 Get Involved
  • Marine Corps Marathon

    2018 Marine Corps Marathon

    Start Time: 7:00am
    28 - Oct - 2018 Get Involved
  • Veteran Transition Workshop

    Houston

    Start Time: 8:30am
    14 - Nov - 2018 Get Involved
  • Local Event

    2018 "If Not Me, Then Who..." Gala

    Start Time: 6:30pm
    06 - Dec - 2018 Get Involved
  • Survivor Expedition

    2019 - Guatemala Expedition

    Start Time: 8:00am
    20 - Jan - 2019 thru 26-Jan-2019 Get Involved
Character Does Matter
Heroes Run
Operation Legacy
Expedition Program
Local Events /
Marine Corps Marathon
Veteran Transition Workshops
April 2018 - August 2018

Closed Programmatic Events

Character Does Matter Presentations

04/09 - Atascocita High School JROTC, TX
04/17 - Roosevelt High School, IL
04/20 - Wall Township High School, NJ
04/20 - West Grove High School, PA
04/20 - Felissa Rincon High School, NY
04/20 - Sterling High School, NJ
04/21 - Lafayette College, PA
04/23 - Mount Vernon High School, VA
05/02 - Unity Preparatory Charter School of Brooklyn, NY
05/04 - Junior Achievement, IL
05/04 - Hayt Middle School, IL
05/04 - Solario High School, IL
05/04 - New Image Youth Center, GA

Character Leadership Courses

04/06 - Castle Dome Middle School, AZ
04/07 - Village of Promise, CA
04/18 - Athens Drive HS Men's Soccer Team, NC
04/19 - Mesa Youth Explorer Program, AZ
04/23 - Edison High School, NJ
04/23 - Gwynedd Mercy Academy, PA
04/23 - St. Joseph's Preparatory School, PA
05/01 - Bayside Community Center, CA
05/04 - Gold Star Children, TX
05/12 - USS Midway, CA
05/19 - USS Midway, CA

Leading with your Strengths Seminars

04/17 - Onward to Opportunity, Camp Lejeune, NC

*These are closed events that are not open to public*

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TMF Stats:
001 60,000+ Veterans + Survivors Empowered
002 100,000+ Spartan Members
003 200,000+ Youth Living "If Not Me, Then Who..." Movement