Melissa Stockwell:  Was the first female American soldier in history to lose a limb in active combat and was the first Iraq War veteran to compete in the Paralympic Games as a swimmer in 2008 • Was one of four athletes featured in a documentary called “Warrior Champions” • Completed her residency in prosthetics where she fit other amputees with prosthetic devices

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A true hero and inspiration. Melissa Stockwell: Was the first female American soldier in history to lose a limb in active combat and was the first Iraq War veteran to compete in the Paralympic Games as a swimmer in 2008

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THANK YOU! Melissa Stockwell -Iraqi War Veteran -Above the knee amputee -2008 Paralympian -World Champion ParaTriathlete x 2 -Certified Prosthetist -Motivational Speaker -Triathlon Coach -Proud American-Show the whole woman!

Melissa Stockwell, a U. Melissa is the first women to lose a limb in Iraq in the year of Further, is on the Board of Directors for the Wounded Warriors Project, which helps service veterans which acquire disabilities on their job.

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