Patricia Collins- Perspective and Perception
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In this Episode we speak with Colonel Patricia Collins who served in the U.S. Army as a Communications Officer for 24 years. In 2006, after returning from Iraq, she was struck by a car while bicycling to work. Her injury left her as a below knee amputee, but did not affect her military service.Upon rehabilitation, she continued to serve, including a deployment to Afghanistan and commanding a Signal Battalion. 

Patty challenged herself physically, post amputation. She returned to full military fitness, including free fall status, and became an avid mountain biker and triathlete.She realized incredible athletic success becoming member of the 2016 U.S.Paralympic team in Paratriathlon.

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