TITLE

Shining Star

PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
PN;Oct2005, Vol. 59 Issue 10, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Lourake received the 2005 Shining Star of Perseverance award from the WillReturn Council of Assurant Employee Benefits. Lourake is the first American military pilot to return to active duty after an above-the-knee leg amputation. According to Steve Palermo, a former Major League Baseball umpire, Lourake is making a special effort to accept the responsibility of being a role model by volunteering at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, where he worked with veterans who lost limbs in Iraq and Afghanistan.
ACCESSION #
18367436

 

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