Here are highlights from yesterday’s Reveille Symposium discussing Orthotics and Prosthetics, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Post Traumatic Stress (PTS / PTSD)
Thank you to Howard Altman over at the Tampa Tribune, for writing this about our upcoming Reveille Summit. TAMPA — For more than five years, the Palm Harbor-based Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge has been taking men and women up tall mountains and down under the sea to help them recover and discover. But on Friday, […]
Thank you to Phil Celli at Pro Focus Video, Colin Kelly at Tampa Freelance Videography, and our own Roland Vaughan at CWVC for creating an amazing video to show the world what we do here.
On October 3, 2015, the Reveille Summit Golf Tournament will be held at the Avila Golf and Country Club to raise money for Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge. The par 71 course spans 6,926 yards and caters to all levels of play. The scramble will include prizes of the highest quality for multiple categories. With a […]
Please check on the Facebook page to keep up with his arrival at Camp Pendleton 27 August. There will also be a reception at the American Legion in Vista, CA on 26 August at 17:00 to recognize Gunny for his amazing walk across the US. Details are updated more frequently on the Facebook page. Gunny’s […]
FLORIDA KEYS — With military precision, divers Bobby Dove and Billy Costello zip-tied a staghorn coral fragment to a 3-inch nail driven into Heroes Reef last week in 25 feet of water south of Big Pine Key. Theirs was a team effort during Mote Marine Laboratory’s ongoing coral restoration project: Dove held the fragment with his left […]
For 30 minutes Monday, a combat-wounded Green Beret went underwater near Looe Key to “forget about any pain from my injuries, and not worry about my prosthetics.” Retired U.S. Army Special Forces Staff Sgt. Bobby Dove of Destin joined a 50-diver team of recovering veterans and young marine scientists in a coral-planting event hosted by […]
Military vets who have lost one or more limbs in combat go around the world participating in challenging projects that have scientific components. They are in the Keys to help researchers engineer better prosthetic limbs for scuba divers. Stay tuned this week for The News-Press coverage.
GULF OF MEXICO — Mote Marine Laboratory joined forces Monday with members of the Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge and SCUBAnauts International in an underwater mission to restore Florida’s reef. More than 50 divers planted some 250 fragments of staghorn coral in Mote’s special restoration site near Looe Key. This year marks the fourth year the […]
The following press release has been provided from the SCUBAnauts: Mote Scientists, volunteer youths and combat-wounded divers conduct successful coral restoration mission in the Florida Keys On Monday, July 20, Mote Marine Laboratory joined forces with members of the Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge (CWVC) and SCUBAnauts International in an underwater mission to restore Florida’s reef. […]