No matter how bad your day is going, there is always a wounded veteran out there struggling to accomplish what most of us would think was the impossible. The wounded veterans we work with are the most resilient and amazing people on the planet. Just knowing them is an absolute honor. Here’s Holly Katke showing […]
Sanya, China – Betsy Alison (USA) has been awarded the ISAF President’s Development Award for her outstanding achievement in the development of Para World Sailing in 2015. Alison commented on the award, “First of all I was speechless, honestly, for me it’s incredibly satisfying to be recognised for what so many people have worked so […]
Our 2015 cross mentoring challenge where we pair combat wounded and injured veterans with SCUBAnauts and give them a mission to accomplish. The first mission is to restore damaged coral reef under the guidance of MOTE Marine Laboratories. The second mission pairs one SCUBAnaut and one veteran in an underwater navigation course. Each pair must […]
Traversing a glacier is no small feat. Our team pushes themselves to accomplish the mission even though the river might be higher than expected, or the pain gets pretty bad. They all pushed through and made a difference for themselves and others.
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.
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 […]
By Jessica Silk I never truly grasped how difficult swimming through five hundred meters underwater is with a missing a leg until that moment. From my peripheral view of my mask, I could see the stream of bubbles coming from my Veteran’s regulator as if he were a steam engine chugging away at full speed […]
One of our challenge warriors, retired Navy Seal, Justin Legg, tells his story about how he got injured, his double lung transplant and how he honors his lung donor, Jarred McKinley Carter.