He and his family received assistance from the group shortly after arriving at Bethesda National Naval Hospital.

“They (The Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund) knew and handled everything we needed before my wife and I even knew we needed it, which was great because all I had to do was focus on getting better,” Lind explained.

Nugent, who in addition to being a prolific rocker, has been an outspoken advocate of the armed forces on television, radio and in print. “You can’t possibly do enough events to thank those who provide a secure environment and a positive quality of life,” he said.

Steinberg represents legendary athletes such as Troy Aikman, John Elway, Lennox Lewis, Oscar de la Hoya, and Ben Roethlisberger and might best be known as the true-life inspiration for the movie character Jerry McGuire. He also has a reputation within the military community for being a generous philanthropist.

“I am acutely aware that I didn’t serve (in the military) and that much of the success I’ve achieved in my life has been possible because so many have sacrificed so much,” Steinberg said. “I think the least we can do is make sure these guys are taken care of when they get home.”

For more information about the charity visit: semperfifund.org

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