Category Archives: Veterans

Veteran Resource Organizations: Paralyzed Veterans of America and Disabled Veterans of America

As two of the leading organizations dedicated to helping veterans across the country, the Paralyzed Veterans of America and the Disabled American Veterans organization impact the lives of our nation’s heroes on a daily basis.

Founded in 1946 through a congressional charter, the Paralyzed Veterans of America advocate for higher quality healthcare, research and education for spinal cord injuries and maximizing benefits for their members. One of their largest projects is their “Mission: ABLE” campaign which focuses on providing our most injured heroes the care and access to resources they have earned and deserve. This includes receiving benefits and health care as well as access to job training and career opportunities. Read more

Veterans Day Tribute – Ways to Honor Our Veterans

Tomorrow, we honor all of the men and women who have served and are currently serving in our armed forces. Our veterans have sacrificed so much to protect our nation, and every year on November 11th we get the opportunity to thank them. Here at MobilityWorks, we strive to commemorate and recognize our nation’s heroes throughout the year, and tomorrow they and their loved ones will be in all of our thoughts and prayers. Read more

Adaptive Training Foundation Empowers Veterans through Exercise

It has become tradition that the last player selected in the NFL draft jokingly earns the title of “Mr Irrelevant”, and in 2008 David Vobora earned this recognition while being selected 252nd to the then St Louis Rams. After spending five seasons playing professional football, David founded a gym to help train potential NFL athletes. In January of 2014 he met retired US Army Staff Sergeant Brian Aft, and both of their lives were changed forever. Read more

Top 5 Veteran’s Benefits You May Not Know About

As we honor and celebrate our Nation’s Veterans this week, MobilityWorks is proud to work with so many of these incredible heroes on a daily basis. With over 100 employed former members of the United States military working for MobilityWorks, we take great pride in providing accessible solutions for veteran’s and their families.

There are many resources, grants and organizations dedicated to helping these heroes when they return home from service, but it can be overwhelming to research all that is available. To assist you with this process, we have pulled together a list of the “Top 5 Veteran’s Benefits You May Not Know About”: Read more

United States Shines at 2017 Invictus Games

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On Saturday evening, the 3rd annual Invictus Games held their closing ceremony, and several members of the United States team will be returning home from Toronto as champions. The week long event gained worldwide media attention thanks to appearances from current First Lady Melania Trump and former President Barrack Obama. 90 participants from the United States competed in both individual and team events, with many of them bringing back medals! Read more