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.
The Fayetteville Observer published an article on a treatment initially used to treat pain, that is now being used to treat post-traumatic stress. Watch the video: Or read the article… By Drew Brooks Military editor It’s not a cure-all or a magic bullet, but a century-old medical treatment finding new use among those fighting […]
Every once in a while we like to share our past challenges, since new followers might not be aware of all we have done. This is our 2011 Denali Challenge: Our objectives were aimed at demonstrating to other combat wounded veterans, particularly those returning from the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan, that despite their injuries, […]
A group of our injured Veterans returned from Ireland yesterday, even though I’m sure they wanted to stay longer! They participated in a PTS therapy/research study conducted by Veterans Yoga Project http://www.veteransyogaproject.org/ and sponsored by Waterville Golf Links http://www.watervillegolflinks.ie and CWVC. They sent back some amazing pictures! I’m putting them in the photo gallery so you […]
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.