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Corey’s Story

Welcome to our site! We created this site to keep our friends and families updated on Corey. He was injured in Iraq in 2005 and is receiving rehabiliation at this time. Be sure to read the latest in the journal, view the photo gallery, and drop us a line in the guestbook.

Corey is a member if the C-Btry 1/147 FA in Yankton, SD. He was deployed to Iraq In October after serving about 5 months in the states. While in Iraq Corey got promoted to Sgt. On Dec. 4, 2005 Corey's convoy was hit by two roadside bombs. Corey recieved shrapnel to the head causing a TBI. Corey is receiving rehabiliation to overcome his injury. When Corey was at home he was an EMT for Yankton County. He loves his ambulance! Corey also worked at Shur-Co and attended paramedic school. Corey is a wonderful husband and father. He takes pride in everything he does. He is a strong person and he'll fight through this

Latest Journal Update

9th Alive Day

Today we celebrated Corey's 9th Alive Day.  I am so thankful for his determination and dedication these past nine years.  For nine years he has attended therapy-a monotonous routine for many, but he goes and works his hardest so that he can keep improving.  Thank you all that celebrated with us tonight, for the phone calls, texts, emails, and warm loving thoughts.  We always keep the Schild, Cuka, and Kokesh families close to our heart, but today we send extra thoughts and prayers to them.  It was an honor to know those true American heroes.  Corey is always sharing stories about them and his face lights up when talking about them.  Gone, but never forgotten.  Thank you again for supporting our family.