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One of our goals is to help raise awareness towards Veteran issues, including but not limited to suicide, PTS(D), TBI and reintegration from military service.

Powell Man Rows the Atlantic for Veterans’ Health

Powell Man Rows the Atlantic for Veterans’ Health

Powell resident and former U.S. Navy Lt. Carl Christensen on Thursday joined three other veterans on a high-tech rowboat in the Canary Islands and began rowing 3,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean towards English Harbour, Antigua. They call themselves Fight...

Search and Rescue volunteer sets off to row across Atlantic

Search and Rescue volunteer sets off to row across Atlantic

A Park County Search and Rescue volunteer and Powell resident embarked Thursday on a row across the Atlantic Ocean with other veterans. Carl Christensen left the Canary Islands, just off the coast of the African continent, as part of Fight Oar Die.  Christensen...

American Veterans Show

American Veterans Show

Listen to the December 15th episode of The American Veterans Show to hear our feature. Listen Now

U.S. veterans row across Atlantic Ocean for mental health awareness

U.S. veterans row across Atlantic Ocean for mental health awareness

Evan Stratton, and his three other crew members, set sail Thursday to row across the Atlantic Ocean -- all 3,000 miles of it. “We didn’t know each other seven months ago,” John Fannin, one of the crew members, said. All four of the men are U.S. Veterans. “More people...

Auke Bay man among team of veterans to row across Atlantic

Auke Bay man among team of veterans to row across Atlantic

More people have climbed Mount Everest than have rowed across the Atlantic, the Fight Oar Die website roars its defiance. Fight Oar Die, an all-veteran rowing team, will be one of 33 teams to attempt that crossing this year as part of the Talisker Whisky...

Fight Oar Die

Fight Oar Die

It’s a clever play on words that illustrates the simple wisdom of the actual phrase “fight or die”. Fight or die. Fight against that which holds you back. Fight against the insecurity or the uncertainty of life or perish. The old Latin proverb made famous by Virgil,...