Warrior Stories
Since our founding in 2004, Warrior Foundation Freedom Station has made an everlasting impact on the lives of thousands of America’s ill and injured military heroes. With our love and support, and the generosity of our donors, these Warriors are surviving and overcoming the harrowing journey of recovery, rehabilitation and the transition to civilian life. Experience the personal stories of how Warrior Foundation Freedom Station is changing lives and saving lives.

Sergeant Povas Miknaitis

Scout Sniper U.S. Marine Corps (ret.)
San Diego County Veteran of the Year (2019-2020)

Povas Miknaitis shares his firsthand experience of a harrowing deployment in Afghanistan, and how living at Freedom Station helped him overcome the battles he faced. Today, Povas continues to be an outspoken champion for injured veterans through his work with Warrior Foundation Freedom Station.

Junior Rodriguez

Petty Officer Second Class, FMF Corpsman U.S. Navy (ret.)

Junior Rodriguez tells a riveting story of survival, recovery and resilience from Operation Enduring Freedom. Hear how the love and support of Warrior Foundation Freedom Station helped him begin a fulfilling new journey in civilian life, from his experience living at Freedom Station to running the Wolfpack, one of the nation’s most successful wheelchair basketball teams.

Sergeant Mike Spivey

U.S. Marine Corps (ret.)

Mike Spivey shares his personal journey of transitioning to civilian life after being combat-injured overseas. Living at Freedom Station helped him bridge the gap between military service and civilian life and successfully begin the next chapter.

Today, Mike is happily married, a proud homeowner, and successful Paralympic snowboarder. Read our interview with Mike and learn how you can help him reach his dream of competing in the 2022 Winter Paralympics!

Lance Corporal Isaac Blunt

U.S. Marine Corps (ret.)

Hear the compelling story of Isaac Blunt’s experience in Afghanistan, and learn how Warrior Foundation Freedom Station  helped him successfully transition from military service to civilian life.