Corporal Brian Aft and Buckshot, his bomb-sniffing dog, were in line to jump an irrigation ditch near Kajaki, Afghanistan, an area known for being littered with roadside bombs. The explosion lifted Aft and Buckshot into the air. Both survived, but Aft’s legs would have to be amputated almost to the hip.
A thousand Cape Cod residents spent part of their Memorial Day weekend at a 24-hour event in a shopping center to show they care about troops, veterans and their families.
A team of Boston first responders faced the Wounded Warriors softball team, a group of young men who served their country, and paid the price with an arm or a leg.
These are the real heroes of the Boston Marathon: They’re called the Achilles Freedom Team, wounded warriors who will be hand-cycling the 26.2 mile course.
Boston Harbor Cruises is announcing a partnership with the Wounded Warriors project in which the cruise company will donate money for one week this summer to the organization.