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Wounded Veteran Stays on Duty at West Point

Posted May 23 2010 3:25pm

M. sent me this amazing article about Capt. Smiley who runs the Warrior Transition Unit at West Point.

He was blinded while on patrol in Mosul and nearly died, but he fought his way back to health and stayed on active duty.

What we liked best about his story is how he decided he "didn't want to be like Lt. Dan" from Forrest Gump and he pushed himself to do the things he always wanted to.

Here's the article:

Here is a video of him skiing with a sight guide at Vail

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