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Sailing Challenge mentioned in Tampa Tribune

Our upcoming sailing challenge was mentioned in the Tampa Tribune!  Reporter Howard Altman wrote “The effects of the last U.S. foray into Iraq are still being felt by veterans like Army Staff Sgt. Ryan James Moore, who was badly wounded there in 2008. But just because they are wounded doesn’t mean they are conquered. Starting […]

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Mentioned in the Texas A&M University Galveston Newsletter

Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge was mentioned in the Texas A&M University Galveson Campus Chief Academic Officer Newsletter! One of our tireless and multi-talented team members, Gerard Coleman, was featured in the “Where “In the World” were our Faculty this summer…” section (you’ll have to scroll about half way down the page to view it.)

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CWVC Online Store Now Open!!

Have you always wanted one of our cool shirts? How about our totally massive travel coffee mug?? Well, you can now own you own Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge gear! Our online store is now officially open! Not only do you get some great gear, but when you purchase something from our online store, you are […]

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On this Thanksgiving Day, we reflect on the many sacrifices of our military families, particularly for those whom will, once again, be separated due to freedom’s watch. And our thoughts and prayers will remain for those families who have made the ultimate sacrifice and will, once again, have an empty seat at the table.  For […]

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Come Sail Away!

This week marks a rare opportunity for a group of 14 combat wounded and injured veterans in Galveston, Texas.  These warriors come from different parts of the country, with varying issues.  Whether it’s a traumatic brain injury, partial paralysis, post-traumatic stress or limb loss, they are all on a mission of healing and self-discovery. Our […]

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Combat Wounded Veteran Aconcagua Challenge

Where is Aconcagua? According to Wikipedia,  “Aconcagua is the highest mountain in the Western and Southern Hemispheres at 6,960.8 metres (22,837 ft).  It is located in the Andes mountain range, in the province of Mendoza, Argentina, and lies 112 kilometres (70 mi) northwest of its capital, the city of Mendoza. The summit is also located about 5 […]

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More Reflections from Key West – Mike Waugh

Mike Waugh Chapter Dive Safety Officer – NAUI/DAN/AAUS Tarpon Springs Chapter of SCUBAnauts Our group’s ability to plant coral on Hero’s Reef, which will have a lasting impact on the planet, had a huge effect on me. We were not just talking about doing something for the environment, we were actually doing it, with an […]

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Reflections from Key West – Mike Waugh

Mike Waugh Chapter Dive Safety Officer – NAUI/DAN/AAUS Tarpon Springs Chapter of SCUBAnauts I was impacted by the sheer optimism of the veterans participating in the event, no matter how severe his injury. I don’t have one memory that stuck with me, I have many… Josh Hargis insisting that he did not need to be […]

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