While it takes strength to serve in the Armed Forces, it takes a different kind of strength to live life beyond injury.

It could be the strength to learn to walk again, or to ask for help after 15 years of suffering in silence.

Together, we can help our wounded veterans overcome their daily battles and thrive.

Veterans like Bruce.

Meet Bruce and Louise

After serving his country, in conflict zones from Kosovo to Iraq, Bruce thought he knew what strength was.

But when he lost both legs below the knee following injury, he had to find a different kind of strength: the strength to learn to walk again.

Watch as Bruce and his wife, Louise, talk about their lives beyond injury.

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Bruce

Bruce explains how whilst it takes strength to sign up to join the military, it takes a different kind of strength to accept that your life has changed. Watch as he talks about how he found his 'get up and go' again.

Find out more by reading Bruce's story 

whats it like

Ever wondered what it's like to ride a bike with no legs? Watch as Bruce shows you how. . .

louise

Bruce’s wife Louise has been by his side throughout his recovery journey. Here she explains how his strength of character has helped him get to where he is today and how they are stronger together.

Find out more by reading Louise's story 

Nick

When Bruce lost both his legs below the knee, it was Nick, one of our Activity and Wellbeing Regional Leads, who introduced him to wheelchair rugby. Nick says he is proud of the way Bruce never lets his injuries stop him from achieving.

Find out more by reading Nick's story.

 

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