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A Community Set Apart

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 28, 2014) The Navy sitting volleyball team gathers at the sideline before its first match at the 2014 Warrior Games at the Olympic Training Center.

By retired Navy Lt. j.g. Laura Root Root, an accomplished member of Team Navy, is enrolled in Navy Wounded Warrior – Safe Harbor, the Navy’s wounded warrior support program. Last year, I attended the Warrior Games for the first time. At the time, I was at war with myself about …

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Making It Count: Invictus Games

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By Retired U.S. Navy Airman Brett Parks In 2012, Parks sustained a gunshot wound after coming to the aid of a person being robbed. He is enrolled in Navy Wounded Warrior – Safe Harbor, which assists seriously wounded, ill and injured Sailors and Coast Guardsmen. The sun peers over the …

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Wounded Warrior Games 2013: A Navy Chaplain’s Perspective

This year’s Wounded Warrior Games will come to a close this evening. In this blog, Navy Chaplain Bill Middleton, director for CREDO NDW, shares his experiences at this year’s games. “We know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope.” (Romans 5:3 NIV) We gathered in the Summit Room …

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Not All Wounds Are Visible: Judi Boyce’s Story

November is Warrior Care Month, which honors seriously wounded, ill and injured service members and their families. Throughout the month, we will recognize a few of our Navy wounded warriors, who are continuing to succeed in spite of injuries they received while on active duty. The following blog was written …

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Warrior Care Month: Red Ramos’ Story

By Navy Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Redmond Ramos  Growing up with two older brothers and a younger step-brother, life has always been competitive, in a one-up-you kind of way. We were always trying to outdo each other and giving each other grief when one of us didn’t live up to …

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Going for Gold

Navy wounded warrior Lt. Bradley Snyder was serving on a Special Forces bomb deactivation team in Afghanistan when an improvised explosive device detonated in his face Sept. 7, 2011. In addition to losing his vision, he sustained burns, lacerations, and facial fractures. On the one year anniversary of the injury that cost him …

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