Air Force veteran uses sports to adapt and overcome

Posted by qmtroy on February 14, 2015 at 5:55 AM Comments comments (2)

Senior Airman David Cooper


JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas - “I suffered a traumatic brain injury and shrapnel hit my ankle.”


Staff Sgt. Melissa Gonzalez, a medically retired veteran, was a member of the 60th Security Forces Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., and was thrown from her team’s Humvee when they struck an improvised explosive device while deployed to Bagram, Afghanistan, in 2009.


Gonzalez was...

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