Peter Way, Major, U.S. Army (RET)

Peter served as a Special Forces medic in Afghanistan when he was injured in 2003 by a shrapnel from a nearby explosion. Pete has endured a total of 31 surgeries to date, and in 2014, as a result of complications from his injuries, he had his right leg amputated above the knee. Just over a year later, Peter was attending a Move United Warfighters event to train with the U.S. Paralympic coaches in Nordic and biathlon. Peter earned his undergraduate degree in English from the University of Georgia and his Master’s degree in Nursing from USC. He was awarded a Combat Medic Badge, Combat Action Badge and six Army Commendation Medals. Peter started an adaptive sports program in his home state of Georgia.