Special Operations Bionic Warriors
On 24 February 2020 Special Operations Bionic Warriors issued a check for a substantial amount to support the construction of
a floating dock at The Wounded Warrior Retreat by the Lake.
It is with our sincere appreciation to these warriors who have given so
much, that we share their story here with you.
Special Operations Bionic Warriors, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2012 to enhance the quality of life, through sport, for U.S. Speical Operations service members and veterans who are adversely affected by wounds, injuries or illness.
The mission of SOBW, Inc. has been to ensure wounded, injured or ill U.S. Special Operations athletes receive state of the art adaptive sports equipment, world class coaching and access to cutting edge adaptive sports science that would ensure achievement of their athletic goals.
The organization was founded by seven individuals and headquartered in Tennessee, its board members reside in Florida, Virginia, New York and Colorado, and represent a proud service to our nation and its military.
Represented by the Board of Directors are:
Ben Duran, USA (Ret)
Sandy Weeks, Civil Service (Ret)
David MacDonald, USA (Ret)
Scott Silvester, Edward Jones
David Sirak, WFTV (ABC) Television
Nathan Cruz, USA (Ret)
James Shiver, USA (Ret)
From its founding until 2020 SOBW assisted a growing population of 226 athletes. These athletes participated in recreational sports, adventure sports as well as local, regional, national, and Paralympics-level competitive events.
As SOBW folds up its tent, the efforts will continue through their generous contribution to The WWVC.
The funds received will go to continuing the effort of providing for our nation's veterans in their ongoing recovery.