Melissa Stockwell

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First Lieutenant (Retired) & Two-Time Paratriathlon World Champion

On April 13, 2004, 1LT (ret) Melissa Stockwell became the first female to lose a limb during OIF earning a purple heart and a bronze star. She is a 2008 Paralympian in the sport of swimming and the current 2x Paratriathlon World Champion. Melissa is also a certified prosthetist at Scheck and Siress Prosthetics, fitting other amputees with artificial limbs, a board member on the Wounded Warrior Project and a co-founder of dare2tri Paratriathlon Club.

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Monday, October 08
Talk

Military: From the Front Lines to the Home Front, Presented by Chase and J.P. Morgan

Approximately five million Americans have served in uniform since September 11, 2001 and nearly half were deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan. How are... read more
Speakers: Taryn Davis, Paul Rieckhoff, Major General Marcia Anderson, Melissa Stockwell, General Colin Powell, General Stanley McChrystal, Tom Brokaw
Albert Theatre @ Goodman Theatre 170 N. Dearborn Street

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