Wounded warriors saddle up

Hipps, Tim
February 2009
Soldiers;Feb2009, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p38
The article reports that Purple Heart recipient Specialist Jake Lowery launched the U.S. Army Wounded Warriors Sports Program at Denny Calhoun Arena in Las Cruces, New Mexico in May 2008. Lowery lost his right eye when he was hit by an improvised explosive device in Fallujah, Iraq on February 11, 2007. The author shares that the Wounded Warrior Sports Program was made to give active-duty soldiers with life-altering injuries a chance to compete in sporting events by paying for their sporting fees.


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