Angela is a combat medic in the United States Air Force. She was injured in Afghanistan during a complex attack on August 28, 2011. She suffered three severe brain injuries and had to have facial reconstructive surgery due to shrapnel wounds from an IED/suicide bomber.
Angela works with the Air Force Wounded Warrior Program and was involved in the development of the Air Force Invisible Wounds Policy Initiative. She continues her rehabilitation at Walter Reed Hospital and works at the Department of Health and Human Services as an Operation Warfighter Intern. Angela is married and has a young daughter.
It is with great pride that Angela was the first female warrior to receive a dream vacation from Vacations for Warriors. Read more about Angela's vacation in the Maui News article: "Wounded veteran hits the links in Jackson"