Category Archives: Walter Reed

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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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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Book

I’m finally home for good. Technically, I’m home on “terminal leave” until September 1, which is my last day in the Army. I was really hoping they could change my orders to Sept. 8 so I could fulfill exactly 4 … Continue reading

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I Told You So

This is one of those times where I told you so just doesn’t cut it. Why is it though, that “shit-birds” (Army term) are many times given the loudest voice? It’s just like when I was in Iraq. What I … Continue reading

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Returning Home

My unit, A Co 2-135 Infantry, part of the Minnesota National Guard’s 1-34 BCT is home from Iraq!! I took a few days leave from treatment at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC to welcome them home. Fellow … Continue reading

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Wounded Warriors

You might never hear me say this again so listen close. CNN has some excellent programming on the war this Memorial Day (I am just as suprised as you are). I watched click here. You might see me on there … Continue reading

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Surviving

I just wanted to let everyone know I am still alive and kicking. I realize it has been a long time since you have heard from me so I wanted to put your fears at ease. I still have my … Continue reading

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Life in a Cracker Box

My wife Josie has started a blog to talk about our experiences at Walter Reed. Check her out at

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New Address

We have moved yet again! We are still in the Fisher House but have changed rooms. To make things easier for everyone we have decided to get a PO box. This address will not change for the remainder of our … Continue reading

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Thank You!

To all of our supporters, I write tonight not only to update you all on life at Walter Reed, but to also say THANK YOU! First and foremost a thank you to the Hayward, WI community. On March 10, 2007 … Continue reading

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