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Misawa Paralympics

Service members from Misawa Air Base competed in a friendly Paralympics in the Misawa Sports Center The mayor of Misawa extended an invitation to the base And the event was to raise awareness and support for the official Paralympics coming to Tokyo in 2020 They participated in sports they’ve never played before Since they’re primarily […]

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Navy Lt. Earns 2nd Paralympic Gold Medal
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Navy Lt. Earns 2nd Paralympic Gold Medal

NAVY LIEUTENANT BRAD SNYDER WON HIS SECOND SWIMMING GOLD MEDAL IN THE MEN’S 400 HUNDRED METER FREESTYLE FINAL AT THE PARALYMPICS IN LONDON, SEPTEMBER 7TH, EXACTLY ONE YEAR AFTER LOSING HIS SIGHT IN AFGHANISTAN AFTER STEPPING ON AN IED. SNYDER WON BY NEARLY SIX SECONDS WITH A TIME OF 4 MINUTES, 32 POINT 4-1 SECONDS. […]

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Wounded Warrior Competes in Paralympics
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Wounded Warrior Competes in Paralympics

20 VETERANS AND ACTIVE DUTY SERVICEMEMBERS ARE PART OF THE 2012 AMERICAN PARALYMPIC TEAM. ONE OF THOSE ATHLETES IS SWIMMER, LIEUTENANT BRAD SNYDER. SNYDER LOST HIS EYES WHEN HE STEPPED ON AN I-E-D IN AFGHANISTAN LAST SEPTEMBER. THE BLAST MAY HAVE LEFT HIM BLIND, BUT SNYDER WILL BE VISUALIZING GOLD AS HE RACES. SNYDER DESCRIBES […]

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