Corporal Brian Aft and Buckshot, his bomb-sniffing dog, were in line to jump an irrigation ditch near Kajaki, Afghanistan, an area known for being littered with roadside bombs. The explosion lifted Aft and Buckshot into the air. Both survived, but Aft’s legs would have to be amputated almost to the hip.
A retired US combat veteran said he was discriminated against and humiliated at Miami International Airport.
A retired Army sergeant and a quadruple amputee got the experience of a lifetime, six thousand feet above land on Friday and not only is he Army strong, he also jumped Army strong.
It was “Game On” Saturday at Tropical Park for a group of wounded warriors who lost limbs while serving overseas.
You might call them a team of heroes. Members of the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team all lost limbs while serving overseas, but that didn’t stop from becoming first class athletes, and this weekend you can see them play right here in South Florida.
It was a different kind of therapy for about 30 wounded military veterans who had an interactive session with dolphins in the Florida Keys Saturday.