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A Friendly Challenge

Manchester NH Police K-9 Unit want to issue the Navy Seals a friendly challenge. Terrible idea? They agree, but want to do it anyway. Why? Because they support the veterans. Is it pushups?
Alan MacRae for the Laconia Daily Sun
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The Real SEAL: Swim With A Mission

BRISTOL — “We live in the land of the free and the home of the brave, because of the brave,” said Phil Taub who, with his wife, Julie, founded Swim With A Mission last year to raise money for causes that help veterans. The event on…
Bea Lewis/Sunday News Correspondent
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SEALs inspire at Newfound Lake benefit swim race

BRISTOL - The U.S. Navy's primary special operations force demonstrated Saturday what they do best, and a large crowd of onlookers lived to tell about it. Two Navy SEALs parachuted from a helicopter into Newfound Lake, while a four-man team…
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Navy SEALs raise money for NH Veterans

Watch the video on WMUR News 9 Bristol, NH — Navy SEALs showed off their best moves Saturday to raise money for New Hampshire veterans. The annual Swim with a Mission event includes air, land, and water demonstrations of the skills…
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Navy SEALs returning to Newfound Lake for 'Swim With A Mission'

ALEXANDRIA — The success of Swim With A Mission’s debut in 2017 has ensured the return this year of the Navy SEALs, along with swimmers, kayakers, and paddleboarders who come together to celebrate and honor all veterans. This year’s Swim…
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Newfound Lakes' 'Swim With A Mission' to benefit Veterans

BRISTOL — Organizers are seeking volunteers and participants for a fundraising event on Newfound Lake to benefit veterans. The second Swim With A Mission, which features open-water races and demonstrations by Navy SEALs, is scheduled for…
Images by Elaine Ryan
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SEALS Swim With A Mission

On April 2, 2016, I was standing on the beach at Ocean Reef, Florida, staring at the sky and suddenly a parachute opened. The letters “SEAL” were stark against the yellow and blue background of the parachute. I couldn’t believe what I…
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Swim With A Mission draws massive crowd to Newfound Lake

BRISTOL — Huge crowds overflowed Wellington State Beach in Bristol last Friday as both young and old came out to cheer on participants in Swim with a Mission, a fundraising event which raised money for veterans’ causes both locally and nationally. Phil…
rockymem@metrocast.net
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Live Navy SEALs demonstration coming to Newfound Lake

BRISTOL — Registration is open for the 2017 Swim With A Mission. The family-friendly event is a charity open-water swim festival on Newfound Lake that honors and supports our veterans. Top fundraisers for the event will have a Navy SEAL swim…