Master Sergeant George Vera: Off the Beaten Path
An avid outdoorsman, MSG Vera loved spending time outdoors. Whether it was hunting or taking his family to the beach, this is something he wondered if he would ever be able to do again.
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Wish Granted to MSG George Vera
Master Sergeant (MSG) George Vera had to get his parents’ permission to join the Army more than twenty years ago because he was just 17 years old. After a stint in the 101st Airborne, MSG Vera went through Special Forces training. Over the next decade, more than ten deployments around the globe saw him on…
Wish Granted to Staff Sergeant (Retired) Patrick Zeigler
In November of 2009, Major Nidal Hasan carried out a terrorist attack against his fellow soldiers at Ft. Hood, Texas. Hasan shouted “Allahu Akbar” as he killed thirteen soldiers and injured more than thirty others before finally being stopped. Staff Sergeant (SSG) (R) Patrick Zeigler was one of the critically injured. SSG (R) Zeigler had…
Wish Granted to SPC Greg Vanarsdel
Specialist (SPC) Greg Vanarsdel joined the National Guard as a combat engineer in 1998. Deployed to Iraq in December of 2003, SPC Vanarsdel suffered a traumatic brain injury when mortars rained down on the compound where he was located. A tumor began to grow around the site of the injury, threatening to blind or kill…
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Cole Lopez’s military life started when she joined the Oklahoma Army National Guard in 2005…
Seal Foundation presents check to Soldier’s Wish
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Soldier Unexpectedly Gets Wish Granted for His Wife
U.S. Army/Special Forces Operator Christian McIntosh gets his wish granted – a brand new stair lift – for his wife, Susanna.
I am not just a Daddy’s Girl, I am a Veteran’s Daughter
Soldier’s Wish Volunteer, Laura Logsdon, talks about what it was like being a veteran’s daughter and how it impacts her today.
LTC (R) Mark H. Ochsenbein talks about how working with Soldier’s Wish has led him to find his calling in life.