Thank you to Cody Hansen, our Program Resource Manager, who along with Heartbeat volunteers, helped some Wounded Warrior children have some fun on the WTB Organizational Day!
About 550 Army majors, including some serving in Afghanistan, will soon be told they have to leave the service by next spring as part of a budget-driven downsizing of the service.
“I believe it is past time for all of us to look harshly at what this administration is doing to our military. Our military should be given priority over everything else but sadly that is not happening and yet we continue to ask them to put their lives on the line! It is grievously wrong!!”
Janice Buckley President of Heartbeat Serving Wounded Warriors
Special Operations Petty Officer 1st Class Carl Higbie is seeking accountability for the politicization of the military he witnessed while in the Navy SEALS.
An Article By Sara Bruestle | Jul 23, 2014 Mukilteo Beacon
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Steven Giddens interned with Heartbeat for 10 weeks as part his coursework at Sterling College in Vermont. Below is an excerpt from Steven’s “SCUBA Therapy” story that appeared in Sterling’s Spring 2014 issue of Common Voice. (more…)
MidCo Material Handling Awards Super Bowl Tickets to Heartbeat Wounded Warriors
This year’s Super Bowl will be long remembered by Seattleites for its great catches, runs, cold weather and the long awaited World Championship title. But, two other guys, 30 yr. old Mark Dickison Jr. and 33 yr. old Jason Orme will remember this game for other reasons just as important as watching their Seahawks battle under cold New Jersey skies. (more…)
By Suzanne Ovel, Editor of the Phoenix Word, the Newsletter of the WTB at JBLM.
As a kid, he would sit with his uncle and be in awe over pictures that the Navy diver took of the un-derwater ocean. Bobby McGee got bit by the scuba bug young thanks to his uncle, but his dad’s cautious nature kept him from trying out the sport while he was growing up. (more…)
It is a Wednesday morning in the Puget Sound. The quiet drizzle is interrupted by the whistles of passenger and cargo trains passing as they gather near the shore. They are a group of local veterans and wounded warriors, united in their shared military service and their love for scuba diving.