Monthly Archives: September 2007

Arrrr me pirate name

My pirate name is: Iron Jack Kidd A pirate’s life isn’t easy; it takes a tough person. That’s okay with you, though, since you a tough person. Even though you’re not always the traditional swaggering gallant, your steadiness and planning … Continue reading

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TBI

Something that is incredibly lacking at Walter Reed is a traumatic brain injury (TBI) care facility. I have TBI. I didn’t know I had TBI until my Nar-Sum (narrative summary) was composed and ready to be turned in for my … Continue reading

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New Amputee Care Center Opens at Walter Reed Army Medical Center

Walter Reed Army Medical Center opened its new amputee center. The facility combines office and counseling space with workout facilities, data gathering, high-tech simulators, and even a family lounge with a full kitchen. It is designed to bring together all … Continue reading

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Recollection

Yesterday as my unit was going through their mandatory “reintegration training” in St. Paul, MN, I had my first real opportunity to talk with Army Medic SPC Krisko who saved my life back in December. In my mind I wasn’t … Continue reading

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ESPN Operation Outdoors

ESPN is airing a series of short stories entitled Operation Outdoors. The interviews are composed into a series of short 5-6 minute programs with a handful of us during our recovery at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. You’ll hear us … Continue reading

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Leader Telegram

Here is a pretty good update of what I’ve been up to. Enjoy.

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Alive Day

I want to give everyone a heads up for an HBO documentary, “Alive Day Memories: Home from Iraq” premiering Sunday at 10:30 p.m. EDT. Our Alive Day is the day each of us nearly lost our life in combat (the … Continue reading

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