I have no doubt that meeting you will have been an encouragement and inspiration to many of these soldiers. I’m so glad you are the person they were able to talk with, a man of understanding, innovation and utmost kindness.
On October 9, 2015 I had the special privilege to be able to address the 3rd Battalion, 85th Mountain Infantry, Warriors Transition Battalion on Fort Drum. Fort Drum is the home of the 10th Mountain Division, which is the most deployed division in the Army. The invitation was extended to me by the Battalion Chaplain Peter Bahng, who had stopped at the Handihelp display in August during the Outdoor Adventure Day on post.
Friday began with the luncheon at which time I had the opportunity to speak to many of the wounded Soldiers personally in an informal setting. A display board was set up containing pictures of some of the different activities I have engaged in and a digital picture frame showing adaptions from Handihelp.net was also running. My wife Marge and I had an opportunity during the luncheon to sit and chat with a Lieutenant Colonel Johnson the Battalion…
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