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In the News: Combat-wounded vets successfully climb one of world’s highest mountains

TARPON SPRINGS (FOX 13) – A special team of wounded veterans has notched another achievement. Members of the Combat Wounded Veterans Challenge reached the summit of Aconcagua, one of the highest mountains in the world. “It was a desert-type climate and it was straight up,” says wounded veteran Pete Quintanilla describing the mountain in Argentina. […]

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In the news: Studio 10

This morning our Aconcagua Team members, Billy Costello, Pete Quintanilla, Josh Waisanen and Bryan Weideman appeared on the WTSP-TV Studio10 show.  They talked about the climb, the conditions and the medical studies being conducted while making the ascent. Show host Roxanne Wilder led the discussion and the guys did a great job representing CWVC.  If […]

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In the news: Tampa Tribune

Howard Altman wrote a short bit about the Aconcagua challenge (you have to dig through the column so here’s what he wrote about us) I had the great pleasure Friday night of attending the send-off for the latest adventure from the Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge, who are embarking on their third mountain climb, this time […]

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Wounded veterans set sail in weekend race

Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge is in the news again. Thanks to Howard Altman for writing such a great article! After regaling the gathering of combat wounded with his stories of helping hunt down drug lord Pablo Escobar then taking part in the invasion of Panama, Nelson Corbin gets serious. “We are the only military group […]

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Veterans aim to help teen amputee

Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge Warrior – Billy Costello – provides some valuable insights for a local teen who lost his leg due to a football injury. Our warriors are an inspiration to others because of their heart, determination and willingness to help. Thank you Howard Altman for writing a great article. Exerpt from the Tampa […]

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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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