Brad Lang, Staff Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps (RET)

Brad Lang served as an Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) technician in the United States Marine Corps. While on his third deployment, in July 2011, Brad was on patrol in Afghanistan when he stepped on an improvised explosive device (IED). As a result of his injuries, he lost both of his legs above the knee and fractured his pelvis. Brad was flown to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center where he rehabilitated with the assistance of his family. While there, he was introduced to Move United Warfighters through adaptive skiing. Since then, he has become a proficient monoskier, and is working to become an adaptive instructor to assist other Veterans. Brad earned a Purple Heart for his service and lives in North Carolina with his family.