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As Iraq war winds down, retired Navy admiral wants troops remembered

A prominent leader who guided U.S. troops through parts of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars is still concerned about men and women in uniform.

Monday - 03/18/2013, 05:15am EDT

Tags: Kathy Stewart, military, mike mullen, Iraq War, veterans,

No hands, no legs: Amputee vets heal battle scars with yoga

On a sunny Thursday afternoon, Staff Sgt. James Sides throws a mat on the white tile floor and plops down. He's about 20 minutes late to yoga, but his classmates don't seem to care. To his right, Cpl. Nathan Jakubison reaches his hands toward his left foot, making sure to avoid the metal pins sticking out of his shin. To his left, Sgt. Mike Nicholson, 23, has no legs to stretch over, but rather focuses on extending his spine.

Tuesday - 02/05/2013, 01:14pm EST

Tags: Megan Cloherty, Walter Reed, yoga, Yoga for Vets,


Naval Station Norfolk hosts wounded warriors camp

Naval Station Norfolk is holding its first adaptive athletics camp for seriously wounded, ill and injured service members.

Monday - 02/04/2013, 04:56am EST

Tags: Naval Station Norfolk, Norfolk,

Hundreds come out to honor wounded veterans

Michael McKnight got a little stir crazy hanging out in a hotel room near Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda So when his buddy Benjamin Williams called to invite him to Fort Detrick on Saturday, he jumped at the opportunity to spend a few hours outdoors

Sunday - 06/17/2012, 02:00am EDT

Tags: veterans, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Fort Detrick

Record-setting benefit lacrosse game kicks off in Baltimore

The "Shootout for Soldiers" is a first. It will set a record for time and number of players, but it's also going to raise support for wounded warriors.

Thursday - 06/14/2012, 05:38pm EDT

Tags: Andrew Mollenbeck, shootout for soliders, Baltimore, lacrosse, Michael Rizzo, Boys

24-hour lacrosse game benefits wounded warriors

The Shootout for Soldiers, which will feature hundreds of players during the game, will be divided up into 1-hour sections. For a single game, it will be a record.

Wednesday - 05/30/2012, 04:14am EDT

Tags: Wounded Warrior Project, military, lacrosse, Andrew Mollenbeck

Exhibit showcases wounded warriors abilities

A new exhibit at the National Museum of Marine Corps honors wounded warriors by showcasing their achievements -- not focusing on their disabilities.

Sunday - 02/12/2012, 08:36am EST

Tags: National Museum of Marine Corps

For returning troops, horses can help rehabilitate

In Clifton, Va., 17 horses help rehabilitate wounded warriors and others with disabilities.

Tuesday - 12/20/2011, 01:26pm EST

Tags: horses, Northern Virginia Therapeutic Riding Program, horse therapy, Amy Hunter

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