As part of a Single Marine Program volunteer opportunity, approximately 100 Marines and sailors from Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., traveled to the San Diego Comic-Con International, July 24 – 27. Amid this bazaar-styled showcase – comprised of diversified fans and inestimable examples of heralded artistic mediums, including popular TV, movies, games, comics, literature, and pictures – the Marines and sailors had a mission.
During her next deployment to Afghanistan in 2011, she used her military ingenuity to piece together a league to give something to the soldiers at Kabul Air Base. “We used what was available to us. We had a tennis court and volleyball court that we used.”
Following her deployment, Corrigan moved on to Belgium in 2012 where she kicked off her boots and laced up her quad skates and compete on an international level.
A traumatic brain injury can result from a blow to the head, a fall or an event that shakes the brain. Lt. Cmdr. Craig Carroll, a U.S. Navy neurologist at Role 3 Multinational Hospital in Kandahar, Afghanistan, said the most important thing to do when a traumatic brain injury is suspected is to confirm it as quickly as possible.