Wounded Warrior Project

Veterans
9:46 am
Tue June 25, 2013

Wounded Warriors Bike Ride Through Pittsburgh

Therese Mangham ended her 22 years of military service with a Purple Heart and a traumatic brain injury.  She received both of them after being hit by a blast from an improvised explosive device in 2008.

She spent three weeks that year in Germany in the warrior transition unit hoping to work her way back to her unit, but the wounds proved to be too much.

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Essential Pittsburgh
5:50 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

Mike Sears and the Warrior Foundation

Technical Sergeant Mike Sears in Afghanistan in 2012
Credit Mike Sears

  

Mike Sears put his life on the line to save a wounded soldier in the heat of battle in Afghanistan. For his bravery, he received the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. We'll begin the Memorial Day weekend with a conversation with Mike Sears covering his war experiences and his involvement with the Warrior Foundation.