Injured soldiers shine at SOCOM warrior camp

- Wounded and injured service members and veterans are getting a chance to shine at a competition in the Bay Area.

They're at a sports camp - the Special Operations Command Warrior Care Program Camp - being held in Palm Harbor.

Army Major Adam Ziegler suffered nerve damage to his feet, but he sped past us on a recumbent bike.

"I can't run anymore and I don't have the balance to ride an upright bicycle. This is a way I can get out and go 20 miles-per-hour and do something physical," he says.

Marine Gunnery Sergeant Leticia Vega fires a pellet rife at an Olympic-style electronic target.

"It's actually helping me relax," she says. "I haven't touched a rifle in six months. It's like muscle memory."

She retired from the Marines after a severe back injury. She also suffers from depression and anxiety.

She says being here is the best medicine.

"And I just like to pass off the positive energy and apparently it's working because they say I smile too much," she laughs.

"I'm here with my friends who help us out," says retired Army Colonel Alan Krezeczowski. 

At this camp, camaraderie is the biggest prize of all.

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