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Final rounds for some of the events at the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games are beginning today, including archery and shooting, which wrapped up in the morning. Editor’s Note: Six Grady College students from the Sports Media Certificate and Visual Journalism programs, are in Colorado covering the Warrior Games as part of their summer…

As athletes head towards the midway point of the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games at the U.S. Air Force Academy near Colorado Springs, Colorado, they are leaning on each other more and more. From trainers to teammates to service animals, most athletes have a support network around them. Editor’s Note: Six Grady College students…

Local Therapist Speaks out on Realities of PTSD

“While we were talking here, one veteran has probably killed themself.” Only ten minutes into an interview today, Jerry Brinegar brought attention to the sad reality that many soldiers face with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A study released by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs this July concluded that an average of 20 veterans take their own lives each day. The Pushup Challenge…