wounded warriors

July 13, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Flag Passing Ceremony in Bethesda Honors Wounded Warriors (VIDEO)

“As an amputee every day is hard,” Captain Christy Wise,co-captain for Invictus Games Team USA 2017, said. “I trip all the time. I always have extra hardware. I have to carry legs with me everywhere I go.” A tragic boating accident in 2015 is why Wise, a pilot in the United States Air Force, had her right […]

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April 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County Dedicates Potomac Adaptive Sports Court

It’s official: the Potomac Adaptive Sports Court is now open at 11315 Falls Road in Potomac. County leaders attended a dedication ceremony on Sunday morning for the new recreation area. “Adaptive sports programs help individuals to gain confidence, have fun, and make an impact on their lives,” said Recreation Director Gabe Albornoz. “We are proud […]

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November 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Warrior Canines Graduate in Germantown (VIDEO)

There is a local nonprofit in Montgomery County that is working to heal our veterans who return from war with physical injuries and emotional trauma. The Warrior Canine Connection uses dogs to help veterans reconnect with their lives. Recently, at the Germantown campus of Montgomery College, a special ceremony took place where these canine helpers […]

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August 9, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Tuskegee Airman Returns to Flight at Age 90 (VIDEO)

It’s a wish come true. At the age of 90, Lt. Floyd Collins returns to flight thanks to some help from some volunteer pilots at the Montgomery County Airpark. CCM’s Susan Kenedy has his story. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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June 29, 2013 | Staff Writer

“Make America a Better Place” (Video)

Staff Sergeant Glen Silva, U.S. Marines,  addresses the crowd gathered at the opening ceremony of the AT&T National at Congressional Country Club. The ceremony included a salute to the nation’s military and Silva was one of the keynote speakers.

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June 27, 2013 | Staff Writer

Troops First Foundation (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra video clip, David Feherty and the Troops First Foundation is presented with the 2013 Military Charity of the Year award at the opening ceremonies of the AT&T National at Congressional Country Club. Feherty talks about his friendship with Tiger Woods and tells the crowd how much this award means to him. […]

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September 24, 2012 | Staff Writer

Ride Allegheny Pedals Again

On October 4, a group of 55 cyclists and 8 Support Group members will depart Homestead, PA for Darnestown, MD in support of wounded, injured and ill combat veterans for the 12th Annual Ride Allegheny – a four-day, 300 mile ride. On Saturday, October 6, 19 additional cyclists join the Ride Allegheny group in Cumberland […]

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