Wounded Veterans And Adaptive Sports

Wounded Veterans And Adaptive Sports

In 1969, Kirk Bauer lost his leg in a grenade explosion in Vietnam. In 2012, Travis Mills lost portions of four limbs from an improvised explosive device (IED) in Afghanistan. They join Kojo to talk about adaptive sports and the challenging path of recovery facing today's wounded veterans.

In 1969, Kirk Bauer lost his leg in a grenade explosion in Vietnam. In 2012, Travis Mills lost portions of four limbs from an improvised explosive device (IED) in Afghanistan. They join Kojo to talk about adaptive sports and the challenging path of recovery facing today's wounded veterans.

Guests

Kirk Bauer

Executive Director, Disabled Sports USA; Vietnam Veteran

Travis Mills

Staff Sergeant, U.S. Army; Co-founder, Travis Mills Project National Veterans Family Center

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