• After finding Fisher House and adaptive sports, a former pilot becomes veteran advocate

    David Ortiz was never afraid of a challenge. He was an avid outdoorsman before he joined the Army and became a Kiowa helicopter pilot in the 82nd Airborne Division’s Combat Aviation Brigade. In Eastern Afghanistan, Kiowa pilots took a lot of risk to protect the guys on the ground, and, in February 2012, David suffered a hard landing that destroyed his aircraft, broke his legs, and inflicted extreme trauma on his spine, throat, and lungs.


    Good dental health is important. But if you’re like many Americans, dental anxiety can be keeping you from going to the dentist. Blue Cross Blue Shield FEP DentalSM can help you overcome your fears and be on your way to smiling with confidence.

  • Around-the-world cancer fight lands Air Force family in Fisher House

    Late last summer, the Gaspar Family was in for big changes. The Air Force family of five had been reassigned to Kadena Air Base, Japan where Maj. Ian Gaspar would serve as a pharmacist.Throughout the Fall, Ian, his wife, Kimberly, their two teenagers, Cydney and Noah, and toddler, Gwyndolyn, settled into their new home.


    Pedialyte can be a great hydration tool to use before, during and after strenuous activities. It is designed to help prevent mild to moderate dehydration by providing a balance of carbohydrate and electrolytes for your body to quickly absorb. Staying hydrated has the benefits of reducing heat injuries, less muscle cramping, improved mental focus and faster recovery.