Lance Corporal Michael Adams joined the Marine Corps in 2003; his primary occupational specialty was as a heavy equipment operator, also served as a part of the Military Police. Two years later, during a convoy security in Iraq in 2005, Michael’s vehicle ran over a double stack anti-tank mine. Since then he has had numerous surgeries & was diagnosed with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and PTSD. In 2007 he left the military w/ an honorable discharge. 2009, he met his wife Britiany & they married & now have two beautiful children. Nevaeh is a happy, 8 yr old & Cecelia, the youngest, was diagnosed w/ cerebral palsy, acute Autism, corpus callosum. At 3 yrs old, she has special needs but she is a very happy child. The next addition to the family came in June of 2015. After a 1 yr wait, Michael received his service dog, JW, from K9 for Warriors.