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Todd Love

Words just can’t describe Retired Corporal Todd Simpson Love or how absolutely amazing he really is. Todd doesn’t remember that last step he took. He remembers very little of the events that occurred on October 25, 2010 which forever changed his life. While on patrol in Sangin province, Afghanistan, Corporal Love became an intended victim…

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Temur Dadiani

Corporal Temur Dadiani, who lost both lower limbs to a landmine during his deployment to Afghanistan, has set a world record in push-ups. His inclusion into the listing of records occurred on the 3rd of August, exactly three years after the accident. As he himself states, he chose this day deliberately in order to prove to…

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Simon Harmer

  Simon’s first thought after the explosion was of his wife: they had been married just three months when disaster struck and Simon believes that it was the thought of her that kept him alive in the minutes and hours that followed. It was the 26 October 2009, Sergeant Simon Harmer, 33 at the time,…

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Redmond Ramos

In 2007, ten days after graduating high school, I joined the U.S. Navy to serve as a Corpsman. In 2011, I deployed to Helmand Province in Afghanistan with the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment. While running to render care to a Marine who had been injured by an improvised explosive device (IED), I also stepped…

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Povas Miknaitis

U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Povas Miknaitis was conducting reconnaissance in Afghanistan when a hidden bomb in the home he and his team were entering exploded, sending shrapnel in every direction and severely injuring a number of his teammates as well as himself. He received a serious head injury, including a broken jaw and severed ear.…

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Noah Galloway

FROM DENIAL THROUGH ACCEPTANCE- THE STORY BEHIND MY RECOVERY Taken from NOAHGALLOWAY.COM:  OCTOBER 26, 2012 I received a message on Facebook the other day from a fellow Screaming Eagle that said… “Hey brother I know you don’t remember me but I was in HHC 1-502. I just wanted you to know that I think it…

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Mike Mills

SFC Mills is retired and living in Minnesota with his wife and two children. He was injured in Kirkuk, Iraq on June 14, 2005 by an Improvised Explosive Device that burned over 31% of his body, and broke his scapula, clavicle and 4 bones in his left foot. His left hip was also badly broken.…

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Michael Schlitz

Despite severe burns, Army Ranger (Ret.) Michael Schlitz is an inspiration to anyone who he meets. February 27, 2007, was the day that Michael was blown up by an ied and survived. He is among one of the veterans whose wounds of war are shockingly obvious. Severe burns tell their own story. Michael has had…

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Mary Dague

The below is a compilation of two articles from “StoryCorpsOrg”. Even though it starts off by talking about Retired Army Sgt. 1st Class Max Voelz, it finishes by showing what an amazing person our Unstoppable Heroes, Hero of the Week, Sergeant Mary Dague, is.   Retired Army Sgt. 1st Class Max Voelz and his wife,…

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