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Better Off Wet!

Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge is featured in the fall issue of Better Off Wet! This article talks about our recent challenge in Key West where Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge Warriors and Gold Star Teen Adventures joined MOTE Marine Laboratories to restore damaged reefs.  Warriors and teens collected the staghorn coral that was propagated by MOTE […]

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What are the Seven Summits?

The Seven Summits are a group of peaks composed of each of the highest mountain peaks of each of the seven continents. The Seven Summits consist of: Asia: Mount Everest Mount Everest, also known in Nepal as Sagarmāthā and in Tibet as Chomolungma, is the Earth’s highest mountain. It is located in the Mahalangur section […]

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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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Scuba Challenge Key West 2014

The entire team is here in Key West for our challenge and it’s amazing! There are so many awesome people, from our warriors to the support people that are making this adventure a success. We have a pretty large group of combat wounded warriors, Gold Star teens and Scubanauts learning, getting certified, teaching, and discovering […]

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