Latest "Fisher House" stories
Some Texas Fisher Houses undergoing repairs following extensive winter storm damage
Damage is estimated at $266,000 at one Fisher House at Lackland AFB.
By Karen Jowers
Video Game Streaming Allows Military Veterans to Fundraise for Fisher House
Veterans, military members, and their supporters now fundraise for Fisher House Foundation and other veteran service organizations through their performances on video game streaming platforms like Twitch and YouTube, raising anywhere from a few hundred dollars to thousands within hours.
After finding Fisher House and adaptive sports, a former pilot becomes veteran advocate
David Ortiz was never afraid of a challenge. He was an avid outdoorsman before he joined the Army and became a Kiowa helicopter pilot in the 82nd Airborne Division’s Combat Aviation Brigade. In Eastern Afghanistan, Kiowa pilots took a lot of risk to protect the guys on the ground, and, in February 2012, David suffered a hard landing that destroyed his aircraft, broke his legs, and inflicted extreme trauma on his spine, throat, and lungs.
Around-the-world cancer fight lands Air Force family in Fisher House
Late last summer, the Gaspar Family was in for big changes. The Air Force family of five had been reassigned to Kadena Air Base, Japan where Maj. Ian Gaspar would serve as a pharmacist.Throughout the Fall, Ian, his wife, Kimberly, their two teenagers, Cydney and Noah, and toddler, Gwyndolyn, settled into their new home.
Commentary: Adaptive sports offer path to recovery
The head of the Fisher House Foundation on the importance of competition, teamwork and pride in the healing process.
By Ken Fisher