Wounded Warriors

Wounded Warriors leave camp with renewed faith and confidence

Wounded Warriors leave camp with renewed faith and confidence

Athletes move around on wheelchairs up and down the basketball court on a Friday afternoon inside a gymnasium at Eglin Air Force Base. It’s a competitive game and there is fun involved as well. When the buzzer sounds at the end of this 12-minute hoops battle, it’s not the scoreboard that matters. Read the full […]

Wounded vets find purpose in preparing for competition

Wounded vets find purpose in preparing for competition

Scars on the arms and legs of Brian Williams make you want to cringe at first glance, the injuries telling a story no words ever will. Williams is a single amputee who is at Eglin this week training for the Warrior Games and he can still recall the moment he was injured. A K-9 handler […]

TBI injuries, PTSD treatable with new therapies

TBI injuries, PTSD treatable with new therapies

Don’t let anyone tell you nothing can be done for the migraines, brain fog, depression, vertigo, fatigue, insomnia and other symptoms after a TBI injury.  Armed with facts, you or a loved one who has been injured can bust through the naysayers and obstructive agencies who tell you just to live with it or not […]

Navarre couple excited about K9s For Warriors’ fundraiser

Navarre couple excited about K9s For Warriors’ fundraiser

Navarre Beach Fireman Dan Fureigh and his fiancé, Shannon Robertson, have no idea where their adventure will take them when they participate in the Rally Your Heart event in March. But the Navarre couple does know is that they are doing it for a good cause. The donations they raise for their participation in the […]

Quilting group brings joy to local veterans

Quilting group brings joy to local veterans

With so many of our country’s vital military personnel working and living inside of our local area, citizens in Santa Rosa County have long been involved in programs dedicated to giving back to our local veterans. The families and friends of these American servicemen and servicewomen have in fact been some of the most active […]

Sports play role in healing process for Wounded Warriors

Sports play role in healing process for Wounded Warriors

Tim McDonough doesn’t like to talk about the explosion that changed his life. It was 2005 and McDonough was in Afghanistan. The price he paid for defending his country was severe. It consisted of nine surgeries, post-traumatic stress disorder and a brain injury. Once on top of the world as a flight crew chief in […]