When most of Cook County was hunkered down at home to stay out of the bitter cold, a group of 10 combat wounded and injured veterans—many from warmer climes— spent a week skiing and exploring the Poplar Creek and Banadad Ski Trails in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, hosted by Ted and Barb Young […]
From MPR News/The Daily Circuit: A group of veterans recently spent a few days in northern Minnesota skiing and braving the freezing cold as part of an effort called the Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge. The organization pairs injured veterans with high-level excursions and outdoor challenges. It’s also part science, as the trip up north involved […]
Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge Warriors Billy Costello video of his and Challenge Warrior Roland Vaughan hiking up Hanakapi’ai Falls in Kauai, Hawaii in January of 2014
Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge – Key West, FL. – Reef Restoration and Scuba Challenge Research Project 2013 Video by CWVC Challenge Warrior: Roland Vaughan
Sanctuary reefs are being bolstered by the efforts of some very special volunteers this summer. Divers with the Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge and SCUBAnauts International joined scientists at Mote Marine Laboratory in July to help tend corals in an underwater nursery as part of an ongoing reef restoration effort. The Mote Marine Laboratory coral nursery […]
U.S. military veterans in a support group called the Combat Wounded Veteran’s Challenge are taking part in outdoor challenges, such as coral transplants to save dying reefs. NBC’s Mark Potter reports.
By Howard Altman | Tampa Tribune Shortly before 10 a.m., on the dock outside Mote Marine Laboratory, dozens of divers prepare for an underwater mission that will meld science with the triumph of the human spirit. As gear and food and ice are stowed aboard the small flotilla of waiting boats on a sweltering Monday […]
On January 21, 2013, a group of 14 Combat Wounded and Injured military veterans and their support staff embarked on a courageous and inspirational expedition to summit the highest mountain on the African Continent, Mount Kilimanjaro. Their objective: to find medical solutions to further improve the science impacting the advancement of their prosthetics, Post Traumatic […]