Wounded Warriors

Marine Colonel Sentenced to Two Months in Misconduct Case

Col. T. Shane Tomko

The former commander of the Marines' Wounded Warrior Regiment will do jail time in a case centered around a downward spiral of misconduct that his defense attorneys attributed to severe combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder. Col. T. Shane Tomko, 53, was sentenced to two months and a $20,000 fine, which was suspended to $10,000 after ple... more

Marine Colonel Pleads Guilty to DUI, Steroid Use at Court-Martial

Col. T. Shane Tomko

The former commander of the Marine Corps' Wounded Warrior Regiment in Quantico, Virginia, may face up to a two-and-a-half year sentence after pleading guilty at a Friday court-martial to having an unduly familiar relationship with a female subordinate, violating military protective orders, and consuming alcohol and steroids unlawfully. Col. T. ... more

Navy Sponsors Career Fair

If you are a veteran or wounded warrior looking for a job, the Department of the Navy's 6th Annual Veteran and Wounded Warrior Hiring and Support Summit is the place to be Thursday, June 2 at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel at the Tampa Airport-Westshore in Tampa, Florida, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The free 2016 summit offers qualified wounded, ill,... more

Start Training with VA for Invictus Games

The athletes competing for Team USA in the recent Invictus Games have been training for years and have competed in several national events already. So how does an adaptive sport veteran athlete begin their journey to the Invictus Games? Start training with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). To begin training, Veterans need to speak with re... more

Boise Man Becomes First Combat-Wounded Veteran to Summit Everest

Former U.S. Marine staff sergeant Charlie Linville now knows what it feels like to stand atop the world's highest mountain. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

After being turned back at Everest Base Camp twice by huge natural disasters in previous years, Charlie Linville and Tim Medvetz of The Heroes Project have finally achieved their goal: standing on the summit of the tallest mountain in the world. The Heroes Project confirmed Thursday that the pair reached the top of Mount Everest and are on thei... more

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