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Prayers for Dallas Police Officers



Our hearts and prayers go out to the courageous Police Officers and their families who were killed and wounded in Dallas. It is a very sad day in America when our Police are assassinated. Swift Justice must prevail!

Christmas 2014 Thank You



Thank you to all the wonderful individuals, groups, businesses, churches that adopted a Wounded Warrior family with Christmas Wish

Click below to check out the Christmas 2014 Newsletter


Scuba Therapy by Steven Giddens


Steven Giddens interned with Heartbeat for 10 weeks as part his coursework at Sterling College in Vermont.  Below is an excerpt from Steven’s “SCUBA Therapy” story that appeared in Sterling’s Spring 2014 issue of Common Voice.  (more…)

General Dynamics Land Systems


Thank you to General Dynamics Land Systems and the great people at the JBLM location for their generous donation to Heartbeat Serving Wounded Warriors to help us continue our work.  It was an honor to meet all of you!

Wounded Warrior awarded Super Bowl Tickets


MidCo Material Handling Awards Super Bowl Tickets to Heartbeat Wounded Warriors

This year’s Super Bowl will be long remembered by Seattleites for its great catches, runs, cold weather and the long awaited World Championship title. But, two other guys, 30 yr. old Mark Dickison Jr. and 33 yr. old Jason Orme will remember this game for other reasons just as important as watching their Seahawks battle under cold New Jersey skies. (more…)

Divers Get To See Different World


By Suzanne Ovel, Editor of the Phoenix Word, the Newsletter of the WTB at JBLM.

As a kid, he would sit with his uncle and be in awe over pictures that the Navy diver took of the un-derwater ocean. Bobby McGee got bit by the scuba bug young thanks to his uncle, but his dad’s cautious nature kept him from trying out the sport while he was growing up. (more…)

Finding peace beneath the water’s surface


It is a Wednesday morning in the Puget Sound. The quiet drizzle is interrupted by the whistles of passenger and cargo trains passing as they gather near the shore. They are a group of local veterans and wounded warriors, united in their shared military service and their love for scuba diving.

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Christmas 2013 Thank You


Heartbeat wants to thank especially Project Linus with Diane Campbell for the beautiful stockings her group makes year after year for our Christmas Stocking program. (more…)

Mukilteo Presbyterian Church


Recently The Mission Team, lead by Sandy O’Connor at Mukilteo Presbyterian Church, Mukilteo WA, decided to Include Heartbeat Serving Wounded Warriors as a Mission outreach and have donated accordingly. A Huge Thank you for helping us accomplish our Mission!

Leslie Mayne


Heartbeat Serving Wounded Warriors is extremely grateful for the very generous donation of $7500 to help us serve more wounded warriors/families in WA state from: Leslie Mayne, Founder of “Helping our Soldiers give Themselves Permission To Start Dreaming.” This Woman has taken her own personal grief that would have destroyed others and started this incredible foundation. She is a hero in her own right.

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