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For some wounded warriors, the path to healing is best traveled with the help of a furry, devoted friend.
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Photo: Tech. Sgt. Matthew Zien, a former military training instructor at Joint Base San Antonio -- Lackland, Texas, uses those skills and traits to recover from a life-threatening illness. He now uses that positive energy to motivate and mentor others. (Photo Illustration) (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Riley Johnson)

Tech. Sgt. Matthew Zien was a textbook military training instructor who turned a life threatening illness into a way to inspire others.
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Army Col. Claude Schmid reflects on what he’s learned during his time greeting and attending to wounded warriors and their families.
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Dr. Jill Biden joined Senate spouses and White House interns to help volunteers put together “warrior care packs.”
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Photo: Sgt. 1st Class David Brown (left) and Staff Sgt. Michael Rychlik run the fifth of seven marathons in seven days as part of 185 for Heroes in Harpers Ferry, W. Va., Sept. 19, 2013. 185 for Heroes is a non-profit organization started by two Navy first class petty officers to raise funds for wounded veteran care. (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Jason Kofonow/Released)

Two Navy petty officers turned a hobby into a non-profit organization that has raised more than 50k for wounded warriors. Find out how 185 for Heroes runs on volunteers who run.
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