U.S. Army veteran Melissa Stockwell on her journey to Tokyo and what it means to serve on Team USA
Thought Leader: Melissa Stockwell
August 25, 2021
Melissa Stockwell is the first female American soldier to ever lose a limb in active combat. Just four years later, in 2008, she became the first Iraq War veteran to qualify for the Paralympic Games. Dana Jacobson recently met Stockwell at the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Museum in Colorado Springs.