Women War Heroes

Spies, Saviours and Spirit-Lifters – The Women War Heroes of Chartwell Retirement Residences These women changed the face of the military forever, paving the way for generations of their sisters to come. On this Remembrance Day, Chartwell Retirement Residences is proud to share the sometimes untold stories of the integral wartime roles of women as […]

Baseball Hits Home

Baseball Stirs Colorful Memories for Wounded Warrior Project Veterans As Mike Jernigan emerged through a portal from one of the darkened hallways onto Tropicana Field, his senses were aroused by a mix of lasting baseball memories and eruption of bright colors. “You never forget the colors of green grass, red clay, and white lines,” the […]

Wounded Warriors Kayak

Gator Tales: Wounded Warrior Project Veterans Connect While Kayaking The serenity of Michael Iwaniusz’s recent kayaking trip on Lofton Creek was interrupted by two baby alligators jumping from a log into the coffee-black water. The Navy veteran didn’t flinch. “If I was on my own, I would have panicked,” he said. “But I had other […]

Warriors & Waves

Injured Warriors Hang Ten with Wounded Warrior Project Veterans and Families Reach Goals, Find Comfort by Surfing John Goubeaux sat on his board – one leg extended out as the white-foamed surf rushed around him, propelling him toward the shore. He raised his arms in triumph, satisfied at achieving something he never imagined. “You guys […]

A&E’s DOGS OF WAR

VETERANS WITH PTSD ARE PAIRED WITH SHELTER DOGS TRAINED TO HELP THEM RECOVER AFTER RETURNING HOME FROM COMBAT This Veterans Day A&E Network presents a new docu-series following war veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, as they are paired with shelter dogs trained to help them adjust to life after combat. “Dogs of War” premieres […]

WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT

WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT: 10 YEARS OF SERVICE You’ve seen the PSA’s featuring celebrities like Mark Wahlberg and the late James Gandolfini, but how much do you really know about Wounded Warrior Project? The mission of the Wounded Warrior Project is to honor and empower Wounded Warriors. The purpose of Wounded Warrior Project is to raise […]