• Winter Clinic: “A disability doesn’t define us. It is just a part of us.”

    Army, Coast Guard, Veteran amputee Gayle-Jayne Allyson completed her first Winter Clinic run in a bi-ski at Snowmass Village in Colorado.

  • Why I get my health care at VA: Marine Corps Veteran Jon

    Marine Corps Veteran, Jon, injured in Iraq and medically discharged. With VA’s help, Jon was able to carry the flag at the Paralympic Games.

  • Army Veteran finds purpose in Adaptive Sports – and a new career

    After a quadriplegic C-spine injury left her in a wheelchair, Army Veteran Desiree Emilio-Duverge reinvented herself by embracing change, learning adaptive sports and becoming her own boss.

  • DAV volunteers clean, highlight American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial

    In a sign of pre-pandemic times, Disabled American Veterans volunteers met May 22 to clean the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial in Washington, D.C.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Air Force Veteran Christy Myers

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Air Force Veteran Christy Myers, who served as a services apprentice at Langley Air Force Base from 1994 to 1998.

  • Hardships to championships – disabled Army Veteran aims for greatness in archery

    Veteran Martha Chavez contracted polio as a young girl which weakened her legs after an Army training accident. With perseverance and a trusty bow, today she is the holder of numerous archery medals.

  • #BorneTheBattle 45: Rory Cooper – Army Veteran, VA Research Engineer

    Rory Cooper, a disabled Veteran, is going to talk to us about his service in the Army, his spinal cord injury, accommodations for people using wheelchairs, and his research that is benefiting those with similar disabilities.

  • #BorneTheBattle 39: Travis Mills – Army Veteran, Travis Mills Foundation

    In 2012, United States Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills of the 82nd Airborne was critically injured on his third tour of duty in Afghanistan by an IED. Travis talks to us about that day and about his recovery.

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