Wounded Warriors Project

Queens pols face Bronx rivals in first Battle of the Boroughs Bowl
Queens pols face Bronx rivals in first Battle of the Boroughs Bowl
Sports Liam La Guerre 10/28/2013 at 10:25AM

Politicians turned into playmakers for a special touch football game. Queens and Bronx politicians faced off in the first ever Battle of the Boroughs Bowl at Monsignor McClancy High School in East Elmhurst Sunday. The touch football event was organized to raise money by collecting donations, with all proceeds going to the United Service Organizations [...]

Wounded Warriors Adaptive Water Sports Festival will go on as planned
South Liam La Guerre 7/05/2013 at 3:48PM

The show will go on. Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder helped acquire the use of a new dock for the Wounded Warriors 10th annual Adaptive Water Sports Festival, so now the event can continue as planned. Each year the water sports festival by the Wounded Warriors Project, an organization dedicated to empowered injured soldiers, provides the multi-day sports [...]

Wounded Warrior won’t let injuries define him
Wounded Warrior won’t let injuries define him
News Alexa Altman 5/23/2012 at 10:14AM

When Army Corporal Timothy Strobel returned home from active duty, he felt out of place, ineffectual and on edge. Suffering injuries to his brain, leg and back were only the physical damages from life overseas. The emotional wounds ran deeper. After a year-long stint as a senior medic in Schweinfurt, Germany from 2005 to 2006, [...]

Ozone Park company launches special cycles to benefit Wounded Warriors
Ozone Park company launches special cycles to benefit Wounded Warriors
News Alexa Altman 4/11/2012 at 11:06AM

When Sergeant Stephen Siwulec returned home from Afghanistan in 2004, he thought his life was over. The soldier, who suffered injuries to his heart, brain, hip and back following a close encounter with an explosive device, assumed his future would consist of days spent on the couch, gaining weight and watching his life deteriorate. Instead, [...]