- AFMW: Olympic Wrestler Mark SchultzPosted 1 day ago
- Mitt Romney Will Not Run For President In 2016 [VIDEO]Posted 2 days ago
- VIRAL VIDEOS: A New Level of ArcheryPosted 2 days ago
- Do Super Bowl Commercials Need To Be Cleaned Up?Posted 3 days ago
- Jeb Bush To “Actively Explore The Possibility Of Running For President”Posted 2 months ago
- Insurance Industry Giving Affordable Care Act Customers More Time To Pay PremiumsPosted 2 months ago
- Boehner Responds To President Obama’s Immigration Plan [VIDEO]Posted 2 months ago
- AFMW: Comedian Sebastian ManiscalcoPosted 3 months ago
- FOX in the Fast Lane: Kicking Off The ChasePosted 5 months ago
- Obamacare Data Discrepancies Could Jeopardize CoveragePosted 7 months ago
Securing America: Navy Vet Wins Paralympic Gold
A Navy veteran forced off the battlefield by an insurgent bomb had a “Gold-en” time at the Paralympics in London.
FOX’s Anna Kooiman reports in our ongoing series on national security:
One year ago Navy Lieutenant Brad Snyder’s last Afghanistan combat tour ended suddenly when an IED blasted shrapnel in his face. Now, the blind athlete is earning gold in the Paralympics. London officials awarded Snyder with two gold medal for the 100- and 400-meter freestyle.
(Snyder) “Coming out in front of a crowd this size is pretty daunting. I kind of underestimated that, I think, a little bit. But we were able to…once I hit the water, felt really comfortable.”
Following his accident, Snyder received about 30 stitches and began recovering at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. The blind Lieutenant says his disability brings new meaning to the words he repeated so often in the Navy: “Honor.” “Courage.” And “Commitment.”
In New York, Anna Kooiman, FOX News Radio.