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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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Reflections from the Key West, Florida Scuba Challenge 2014

By William “Bill” Congleton The Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge tested me physically, mentally and emotionally. I was fortunate enough to bring my son on this trip. I wanted my son to see what teamwork and comaraderie is all about, and that there are other combat wounded veterans who are out living their life to the […]

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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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Welcome to the new Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge website!

Our site has been substantially transformed, with lots of new features and a wealth of information to share.  It is our hope that you will visit us often, as we’ll continue to add content and have a steady flow of photos and video that will inform, as well as inspire. As I reviewed the pages […]

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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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In the News: Alaska Mountaineering School – Aconcagua Training

CWVC: Combat Wounded Veterans Challenge AMS working with CWVC  have just completed the mountaineering portion of their trip up Mt. Pendleton and are gearing up for the river portion of Cantwell creek to the Jack river. They are all exhausted, but so stoked to be out on this trip! They are preparing for an Aconcagua […]

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