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War Front to Home Front Transitioning

Upon returning home from deployment, many combat wounded and injured veterans feel isolated and disconnected from the civilian world. They are struggling to adjust and sometimes cannot express the thoughts and feelings they have. There is a void that must be filled. Where there was once camaraderie, adrenaline and danger is now replaced with every […]

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Our partner, St. Petersburg College, shares thoughts on Combat Wounded Veteran Sailing Challenge

One of our partners, St. Petersburg College/J.E. Hanger College of Orthotics and Prosthetics shared some thoughts pertaining to the first ever Sailing Challenge in the July 2014 Newsletter. Our partnership with SPC gives students an opportunity to execute case studies in the field working with our veterans. Read Shacoya Smith’s reaction to this experience at […]

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Audio: Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge battles Minn. conditions

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 […]

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