By Carolyn Lucas-Zenk West Hawaii Today email@example.com Dropping below the surface, it seemed like the ocean was made of fish. Densely packed schools of brightly colored fish swam in every direction as the members of Soldiers Undertaking Disabled Scuba sank into the blue Tuesday morning. During their first dive at Golden Arches, a [...]
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Carter County News-Times Posted: Wednesday, July 15, 2009 12:00 am MOREHEAD CITY — Four wounded soldiers boarded a dive boat at Olympus Dive Center and were under way Saturday to a sunken submarine about 30 miles off Atlantic Beach. The four soldiers from Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., are members of Soldiers Undertaking [...]
By ANGEL CANALES via GOOD MORNING AMERICA, WORLD NEWS Rincón, Puerto Rico - The first time former U.S. Army National Guard veteran John W. Thompson walked into Walter Reed he knew he had to do something. "I've never been to a military hospital and one day I went to have lunch with my wife at Walter Reed [...]
You can’t walk through the doors of Walter Reed Army Medical Center [now Walter Reed National Military Medical Center], see our injured young men and women coming back from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and not get involved,” recalled U.S. Army National Guard paratrooper John Thompson about his first visit to that hospital in [...]
At about 3 a.m. on March 1, 2003, Pakistani intelligence agents rushed into a house at 18a Nisar Road in Rawalpindi, a city near Islamabad. Inside the residence, which belonged to an aging microbiologist, they found the sleeping form of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, who is alleged to have planned the 9/11 attacks. Pakistan's Inter-Services [...]
By Kathleen Hom Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, September 8, 2009 Physical therapy can be mentally exhausting and physically challenging. However, some injured veterans are managing to have their therapy and some fun, too. They're learning to dive as part of Soldiers Undertaking Disabled Scuba, or SUDS, a program run by Red Cross [...]