20 Jun '16, 6pm

Pushing past pain at @DeptofDefense @WarriorGames

Pushing past pain at @DeptofDefense @WarriorGames

WEST POINT, N.Y. -- U.S. Army Veteran Staff Sgt. Matthew Mihacsi, a retiree and native of Sterling, Virginia, is proud to represent the Army and the Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Warrior Transition Battalion during the 2016 Department of Defense Warrior Games. This year the games are being held at the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, June 15-21. "I'm really digging this sports thing," said Mihacsi. Mihacsi has had multiple encounters with improvised explosive devices while on deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan. "Rockets make a very distinct sound when they are flying over your head and blowing up right next to you Mihacsi, said." "I have had many traumatic brain injuries and a lot of memories that I am dealing with," he added. Mihacsi has learned how to persevere in his life through adaptive sports and by volunteering to help with Fort Bragg's WTB cycli...

Full article: https://www.army.mil/article/169962

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