Virginia Combat-wounded Veteran Honored with Mobility-equipped Vehicle

Virginia Combat-wounded Veteran Honored with Mobility-equipped Vehicle

May 20, 2021

Wounded Warriors Family Support presented Jeremiah Gorsuch of Chantilly, Virginia, with a 2021 F150 XLT Ford mobility-equipped vehicle. Jeremiah retired from the U.S. Army, after twenty-three years of honorable service. He served on active duty from 1996-2019. He was deployed to Jalalabad, Afghanistan prior to his retirement.

Jeremiah was severely injured in 2011, when he was hit by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in the road.  He was life-flighted back to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center to undergo surgery and recovery treatment for the loss of his right leg below the knee, damage to his right hand, and traumatic brain injury.

After his retirement, Jeremiah relocated to Chantilly, VA.  He is married to Mrs. Rebeka Verdin and has been married for over 27 years.  They have four children and five grandchildren.  Jerimiah is an instructor for Huntington Ingalls Industries to Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA). He teaches Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) mitigation and Counter Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) techniques as well as improvised threats as a subject matter expert. 

Wounded Warriors Family Support is an independent nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide support to the families of those who have been wounded, injured, or killed during combat operations. This organization is run by combat veterans for combat veterans. Rated a four-star nonprofit by Charity Navigator, Wounded Warriors Family Support aids veterans and their families in healing the wounds that medicine cannot.