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   Dwayne Parker Learning to Adapt | WHRO

[iframe  src=”https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/Y2qdo5rCFrk?rel=0″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen] While serving his country in Saudi  Arabia, Airman Dwayne Parker lost vision in his right eye.…(more)

Richard Bennett

   StoryCorps – Richard Bennett

Iraq War veteran Richard Bennett (R) talks with Craig Williams (L) about how they became unlikely business partners.

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   Leave No Veteran Behind Smart Bikes | WUSF

Bringing together veterans’ service organizations to share ideas and create networks was one of the goals of The Patterson Foundation’s…(more)

Vet to Vet: Jenn | Wisconsin Public Television

   Vet to Vet: Jenn | Wisconsin Public Television

“I think part of the reason why I wanted to be a therapist was because I wanted answers. I wanted…(more)

US Paralympic sled hockey team celebrating.

   NPR-From War in The Desert To ‘Murder Ball On Ice’

An NPR broadcast highlighting the US paralympic sled hockey team and the disabled veterans that compete on it.

Mark and Luke Radlinski

   StoryCorps – Navy Lieutenant Mark Radlinski

Navy Lieutenant Mark Radlinski speaks with his brother, Lieutenant Luke Radlinski, about Mark’s deployment to Iraq and his homecoming.

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   NPR Series – Home Front: Soldiers Learn to Live After War

Weekend Edition is spending a year with the men of the National Guard’s 182nd Infantry Regiment as they make the transition…(more)

Nathan talks with Afghani man

   Hell and Back Again

What does it mean to lead men in war? What does it mean to come home — injured physically and…(more)

Man holding smart phone in left hand and holding it steady with his prothstetic right arm.

   Make the Connection – Physical Injury

Recovering from physical injuries is difficult. Watch stories from veterans about what they did to overcome their challenges and get…(more)