About The Author
Sean is a retired Master Sergeant who spent his twenty-year military career as a combat correspondent for the US Air Force and Defense Department. His time in uniform took him from Desert Storm operations in the first Gulf War to Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. Now he works with Heroes With Hearing Loss® striving to provide effective solutions to Veterans who experience hearing loss among other related injuries.
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Every patient has a unique story and veterans are certainly no different. However, a veteran’s experience with hearing loss may be a bit more colorful and complicated than that of your typical patient. For many who have worn our nation’s uniform (particularly those who have served in combat), hearing loss is very often intertwined with other resulting comorbidities.
CPT Tony Seahorn Battles the Lasting Impacts of War The UH-1 “Iroquois” helicopter, dubbed the “Huey” by the soldiers who served in the shadow of its silhouette, was the workhorse of the Vietnam war. The versatile aircraft and the distinctive “wop wop wop” of its single prop were icons of the time. More than 7,000 […]
How MSG Bobby Ehrig’s Determination Keeps Him Smiling Bobby Ehrig sits in front of a television camera and readies himself for an interview. When the afternoon sun shifts to peek through the curtains and gleam off his bald head, he reaches up and rubs his burned scalp. “If it’s too shiny I can pat it. […]
CPT Mark Brogan’s Battle with Traumatic Brain Injury and Hearing Loss Soldiers in a war zone know that their best alarm system is their gut. Call it a sixth sense, instinct or just training; anyone who’s ever been in combat understands this sensation and knows you have to react. For Captain Mark Brogan, the extra […]