Chris & Gabby

1st Sgt US Army Chris Roseberry & Gabby

Chris lost his right leg below the knee, severely injured his right arm, and broke his neck in a vehicle accident at Fort Bragg. He spent 1.5 years at Walter Reed getting put back together and recovering. He completed his physical therapy back at Fort Bragg, and continued with another 12 years of service. He…
Laura Rossell & Sasha

A1C Airman First Class Laura Rossell & Sasha

DFOB was recommended to me by a Marine who’s a friend of DFOB ambassador, after I was on a waiting list with other agencies. DFOB made my dreams come true with Sasha. Sasha alerts me when I’m about to have panic attacks and provides nightmare interruption. I’m so grateful to have this sweet and silly…
Matt Williams & Sy

Corporal Marine Corp Matt Williams & Sy

Corporal US Army Simon Jackson & Holly

Corporal US Army Simon Jackson & Holly

Simon served as a tank crewmember and cavalry scout in the Army. During training for his first deployment Simon was injured. During his surgery the doctor cut too close to the nerves and scar tissue is compressing the nerves at L5-S1 leaving him with a spinal injury causing paralysis. Being in the wheelchair caused a…
Jennifer Doyle & Keene

Corporal US Marine Corps Jennifer Doyle & Keene

My name is Corporal Jennifer Doyle. I served 4 years active duty in the United States Marine Corps. While in the service I was an aircraft refueler. I served from 1999 to 2003. Unfortunately, I suffer from PTSD. I also battle with severe anxiety as well. It took me a long time to admit I…
Corporal US Marines Chris Miller & Zulu

Corporal US Marines Chris Miller & Zulu

Chris has been shot twice, stabbed once, and fell from a 50-foot cliff breaking his back leaving him paralyzed for 2 years. He felt like a burden on his family because he couldn’t do easy things; he couldn’t help out around the house. He felt like he was missing out on being a father because…
Corporal US Marines Clark Cavalier & Frido

Corporal US Marines Clark Cavalier & Frido

Corporal US Marines Craig Bennet & Captain

Corporal US Marines Craig Bennet & Captain

Corporal US Marines Zach Menses & Tito

Corporal US Marines Zach Menses & Tito

MSgt US Marines John Hayes & Mia

MSgt US Marines John Hayes & Mia

John served as an EOD technician in Afghanistan. When a younger soldier realized he had forgotten to complete a task and ran back into the field, John ran after this soldier to stop him but stepped on a pressure plate his team had missed when sweeping the area. John lost both of his legs in…
Private US Army Kelvin Whitehead & Alice

Private US Army Kelvin Whitehead & Alice

Kelvin acquired multiple licenses to drive various vehicles in the Army while stationed in Germany. At just 20 years old, Kelvin had a vehicle accident that would change his life forever. Kelvin’s accident caused him to have permanent slowed mental processing, balance issues, PTSD, agoraphobia, and anxiety episodes. Secondary medical issues that have developed include…
Bryan Dornon & Riley

Sergeant E5 US Army Bryan Dornon & Riley

Sergeant E5 Bryan Dornon served in the United States Army Sept 98 through Nov 05. He enlisted as a Personnel Services Admin (75H,92A) with the primary job of mobilization of soldiers to Iraq and Afghanistan. In 2005 it was finally his turn to deploy. As they went through the process he became injured and was…
Marc Ownes & Bacca

SFC US Army Marc Ownes & Bacca

SFC (R) Marc Owens, is originally from Albion, Michigan. He Graduated High School in Coco Solo, Panama, (Army Brat). Shortly after graduation he enlisted in the Army. Marc started jumping (Skydiving) with the 82nd All-American Freefall team (2001), then in 2002 he became a member of the US Army Parachute Team “The Golden Knights”. Then…
Sgt US Army Cristian Valle & Scotty

Sgt US Army Cristian Valle & Scotty

Cristian served as an Infantryman in the US Army. He served 2 tours in Iraq, and he was injured on his 2nd deployment in 2005. An explosive device was thrown at his location while conducting a vehicle checkpoint. He lost both legs in the accident: one above the knee and below the knee. He did…
Sgt US Marines Retired Andrew (Drew) Miller & Bob

Sgt US Marines Retired Andrew (Drew) Miller & Bob

On the front lines with daily convoys and patrols, Drew sustained back and knee injuries, TBI, and PTSD. Living in St. Charles, close to St. Louis, Drew was able to work with Bob in our training facility and in public training sessions with our team of trainers. Being a father to two, Drew wanted a…
US Army Specialist Jeff Erxleben & Diesel

US Army Specialist Jeff Erxleben & Diesel

Specialist Jeffrey Erxleben, US Army, 11B. I went to basic at Fort Benning, GA 2010. Then was assigned to the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum, NY. I was a part of 1-32 Alpha Company. We deployed to Afghanistan in 2011-2012. As an Infantryman I had many jobs as we all did. My weapon was…
  

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