Sochi Russia – Sgt. Josh Sweeney, a Marine veteran from Phoenix, Arizona (double above-the-knee amputee) and member of Team Semper Fi scored the winning 1-0 goal over Russia in ice sled hockey this Saturday, bringing home the gold-medal for Team USA for the second year-in-a-row. This victory for Team USA marks the first time that a Paralympic team has won back-to-back gold medals.
We are very proud of Josh and Cpl. Paul Schaus (also of Team Semper Fi and the US Sled Hockey Team), and all of the Paralympians competing in this year’s Paralympics!!
Go Team USA and go Team Semper Fi!!!
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