Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation President Margaret B. Davis Praises "Into the Fire" Written by Medal of Honor Recipient Sgt. Dakota Meyer, USMC, and Bing West

Sep 25, 2012, 14:00 ET from Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Into the Fire" is an inspiring and poignant story of courage, sacrifice, survival, and hope. The book is a frank and introspective story of heroism, centered on the extraordinary Battle of Ganjigal. Sgt. Meyer's willingness to sacrifice all and his determination to do good for others in battle and at home are inspiring. The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation is honored that Sgt Meyer chose to mark the service and sacrifice of those who fought with him, as well as those who supported him at home, by establishing endowed scholarships in their honor, to be awarded annually. The Dakota Meyer Scholarship Initiative helps further the 50 year commitment of the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation to wounded Marines and Navy Corpsmen and their families.

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CONTACT: Eugenia R. Gardner, Director, Communications & Investor Relations, Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, +1-703-549-0060,

SOURCE Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation