Kansas veteran trains for Wounded Warrior games
November 17, 2017
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — In a snap, Jamie L. McGuire would pull on her U.S. Air Force uniform and return to the nearly 14-year career and camaraderie she loved in the service.
At the same time, she's locked in a battle with the injuries she suffered during the last of eight service deployment tours.
Besides the heavy work and long hours in the Air Force, McGuire saved two lives and faced 13 hours of enemy fire during an attack in Afghanistan.
The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that McGuire, 34, grew up in Towanda, graduating from Circle High School in 2002. She enlisted in the U.S. Air Force o...