Rob Jones Blog- Energy

Energy, from a physical standpoint, is what drives everything in our lives. The sun’s rays allow plants to perform photosynthesis, which allows the energy to be transferred to animals via digestion, who are then consumed by other animals, and the energy is again transferred. Human beings fit into either step two or step three of...
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Local Auto Body Technicians Volunteer Personal Time To Refurbish, Donate Wheelchair-Accessible Van to Help Combat-Wounded Veterans

FAIRFAX, VA (August 6, 2015) – Sgt. (Ret.) Matthew Pennington, a U.S. Army veteran who lost his left leg and incurred severe damage to his right leg while serving in Iraq, is one of many representatives of the Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes who will now have access to a newly refurbished wheelchair-accessible van donated...
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Rob Jones Blog- Bronze

“Australia. Great Britain. China. France. United States. Italy. Attention.” The announcer in the starting tower gave the commands for which we had all been waiting. The starting dock stretched perpendicularly across the racecourse like an E with three extra legs. At the end of each leg floated a boat. My partner, Oksana, and I were...
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Wounded Veterans to Parachute Onto Jacksonville Beach for Never Quit Warrior Challenge

JACKSONVILLE, FL (June 2, 2015) – Participants and spectators at this weekend’s Never Quit Warrior Challenge are in for a special thrill as six American heroes parachute onto Jacksonville Beach on Saturday afternoon, June 6. The group, which includes six representatives of the Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes, will also be competing in various physical...
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Rob Jones Blog- ICU

It took me five days to make it from a dusty, uncomfortable blast crater in Afghanistan to a sterile, uncomfortable hospital bed in the ICU at National Naval Medical Center, in Bethesda, MD. Luckily for me, I was much too high on Dilaudid to notice the bed, or the trip. My amputations had started out...
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Patton Veterans Project Receives $5,000 Grant from Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes

LEESBURG, VA (Feb. 3, 2015) – The Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes (Coalition), a leading not-for-profit organization dedicated to rebuilding the lives of severely wounded veterans of the global War on Terror, today announced the awarding of a $5,000 grant to the Patton Veterans Project, Inc. The grant will help fund a therapeutic filmmaking workshop...
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