Wounded Warriors

Brian Aft poses for a photo with fellow wounded warrior and home recipient, Brandon Byers (left) and Raytheon Missile Systems employee and North Texas RAYVETS president James Bishop (middle). Photo Credit: Conner Howell

Coming Home: A Community Gives A Wounded Warrior A New Start

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.

11/10/2014

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Veteran Claims Airline Refused To Allow Service Dog On MIA Flight

A retired US combat veteran said he was discriminated against and humiliated at Miami International Airport.

05/08/2014

Sky Diving

Quadruple Amputee Vet Flies High With The Golden Knights

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.

02/28/2014

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It’s “Game On” For Wounded Warriors In South Florida

It was “Game On” Saturday at Tropical Park for a group of wounded warriors who lost limbs while serving overseas.

CBS4–12/09/2012

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Wounded Warriors Take To Softball Field To Raise Awareness, Hope

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.

CBS4–12/07/2012

Jessie Fletcher, a U.S. Marine sniper seriously injured in Afghanistan, greets Aleta the dolphin at the Dolphin Research Center Friday, Jan. 13, 2012, in Marathon, Fla. (Courtesy: Kathi Rogers/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Wounded Warriors Find Therapy In Keys Dolphins

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.

CBS4–01/14/2012

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