Topic: “Physical Injury”

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Learn more and watch videos of Veterans sharing their experiences with physical injury and what they did to get on a path to recovery.

A Purple Heart Recipient’s Story of Strength

“I had a new purpose in life — and that was to give back.” Hear the inspiring story of Ed, a U.S. Army Veteran and Purple Heart recipient.

August 07, 2018 | 4-minute read

PTSD, Physical Injury

“She Lost Her Legs, Too, That Day”

A Marine Veteran and his wife navigate life and parenthood after his injury from an IED blast in Afghanistan.

March 06, 2018 | 6-minute read

Family and Relationships, Physical Injury

Marine Veteran. Paralympic Athlete. Mountain Climber.

Kionte woke up every morning with the same question: “Why am I still alive?”

August 18, 2017 | 3-minute read

Physical Injury, Depression

4 Powerful Stories of Purple Heart Recipients

Hear the inspiring stories of four recipients of the Purple Heart.

August 07, 2017 | 6-minute read

PTSD, Physical Injury

Four Stories That Will Inspire You This Mental Health Awareness Month

Servicemembers continue to inspire us after their military service. Read four inspiring stories of Veterans who overcame challenges such as PTSD and problems with drugs.

April 24, 2017 | 6-minute read

PTSD, Problems with Drugs, Physical Injury, Military Sexual Trauma, Flashbacks, Transitioning From Service