We are a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to help wounded and injured Veterans use CrossFit® as part of their recovery. Our main mission is to sponsor Veterans by providing memberships to CrossFit® affiliates across the country.
We believe Therapeutic Recreation, in the form of fitness, is a vital component in the recovery process of wounded and injured Veterans. Our philosophy is to provide Veterans with an inclusive program that identifies overlooked issues in a Veteran’s recovery. By providing a long term therapeutic recreation program that uses adaptive CrossFit® we can help improve Veteran’s physical, cognitive and social functioning.
Mission: Empowering our Nations combat wounded and injured Veterans through adaptive CrossFit®.
Daniel enlisted in the Air Force in June 2006 after graduating from Gilbert High School in Arizona. After graduating from the Security Forces Academy in November of 2006 he was assigned to Moody Air Force Base in Valdosta Georgia as a Fire Team Member for the 822nd Security Forces Squadron. In May 2007 Sergeant Neild was deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom to the 16th Military Police Brigade as a tactical vehicle driver for Area Security Operations conducting over 110 combat missions and 11 combat sorties in support of Joint Task Force 134. On October 17th, 2007 while conducting a routine sweep on Main Supply Route Sioux Falls the lead vehicle Sergeant Neild was driving was struck by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED). Staff Sergeant Neild began his second deployment in 2008 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom working as a Fire Team Leader and an Emergency Medical Technician for the 113th Infantry Battalion leading over 150 combat patrols as a part of Task Force Bucca. In 2009 Sergeant Neild began his third deployment in direct support of Operation New Dawn. He worked under the 2nd of the 127th Infantry Battalion as a Fire Team Leader leading over 122 combat patrols in support of Joint Task Force 134. Upon return from his last deployment Sergeant Neild was diagnosed with a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder as a result of the IED in during his first deployment. He retired from the Air Force on December 28th of 2013. His decorations include: the Purple Heart, Air Force Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Achievement Medal, and the Air Force Combat Action Medal.
Daniel studied Therapeutic Recreation at Arizona State University and worked at Sun Devil Fitness as the Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation Specialist. He represented the Air Force at the 2014 Warrior Games competing in track, field, and archery. Daniel also placed second at the 2014 Working Wounded Games and first at the 2015 Working Wounded Games. Daniel is a Co-Owner of CrossFit Forever Strong and holds the following certifications: CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, Crossroads Adaptive Coaches, CrossFit Weightlifting, CrossFit Mobility, & CrossFit Gymnastics.
Travis enlisted in the Army as an Infantryman in June 2006 after graduating from Gilbert High School in Arizona. After graduating from Fort Benning in October of 2006 he was assigned to Fort Drum in Watertown, New York as a SAW Gunner for 3rd Platoon Alpha Company 1-87,1st Brigade 10th Mountain Division. In 2007 Specialist McQuade was deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom to FOB McHenry, near Hawija, Iraq as a SAW Gunner and Company RTO conducting air assaults, convoy operations, and foot patrols. SPC McQuade began his second deployment in 2010 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom to FOB Kunduz, Afghanistan as a Senior Scout Observer and Team Leader with HHC/Scout Platoon 1/87 10th Mountain Division conducting mounted and dismounted operations. On October 13, 2010 SPC McQuade decided to separate from the Army and received an Honorable Discharge. His decorations include: Combat Infantryman Badge, Expert Infantryman Badge, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, Army Commendation, Army Good Conduct Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, and an Over Seas Service Ribbon.
After completing his EMT certification and receiving his Associates in Arts, Travis studied Business at Chandler Gilbert Community College. Travis is a Co-Owner of CrossFit Forever Strong and holds the following certifications: CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, Crossroads Adaptive Coaches, & CrossFit Mobility.
DANIEL NEILD, SSgt, USAF (Retired)
Co-Founder/Executive Director of Programs
"Charlie Mike to Recovery"
375 E. Warner Road, Suite 3,
Chandler, Arizona 85225
Army Sniper Association
The Army Sniper Association is a non-profit organization composed of current and past Snipers. One of the main goals of the Army Sniper Association is to host an annual International Sniper Competition in Fort Benning, GA. This year will be the 16th annual International Sniper Competition.
The ISC brings Snipers from all over the world together to compete and trade training techniques as well as communicate with the Firearms industry and share ideas amongst everyone. The association also provides assistance to the families of our fallen snipers through the SSG Eric Caban Fallen Sniper Fund. This fund provides assistance in the form of a monetary grant to the families of their fallen brothers.
Attn: Stan Crowder
2525 Auburn Avenue
Columbus, GA 31906
Buy gear to support the ASA: http://mark19apparel.com/army-sniper-association/