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One run down the mountain on adaptive ski equipment gave Chris his life back.

One run down the mountain on adaptive ski equipment gave Chris his life back.

[MUSIC]>>TEXT: Chris, Coast Guard Veteran, Explore VA, Health Care.>>SPEAKING: Hi. My name’s Chris. I served in the Coast Guard from ’79 to ’83 — and would still be in had we not gone down in a plane crash that put me in a wheelchair. I went to the Palo Alto VA at the spinal cord unit. …

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Summer Camp In Maine For Injured Veterans And Their Families | NBC Nightly News

Summer Camp In Maine For Injured Veterans And Their Families | NBC Nightly News

TONIGHT ON HOW INSPIRING AMERICA.>>Reporter: TRAVIS MILLS LOST BOTH HIS ARMS AND LEGS IN AFGHANISTAN.>>I HAPPENED TO SUMMIT BACK DOWN TO THE GROUND AND UNDER THAT WAS A BOMB.>>Reporter: AFTER A WHILE HE LOST HIS SPIRIT. HE LEARNED TO LIVE AGAIN THROUGH ADAPTIVE PROGRAMS.>>PERFECT CAST ALREADY.>>Reporter: BUT THERE WAS STILL SOMETHING MISSING.>>I THOUGHT WHAT CAN …