As the nation paused to recognize the courageous men and women who have served in the armed forces, two veterans who are working to regain their independence after stroke shared their stories with the local media.

In Omaha, WOWT featured Victor Cabriales.  After serving 34 years in the U.S. Army, the 66-year-old is now battling in the Madonna TherapyPlus Rehabilitation Day Program to build his strength and walk again after a stroke.

Click here to watch: Stroke won’t stop Army vet from walking again

In Lincoln, Laurence “Gunner” James channels discipline learned from his 28 years in the Navy to his recovery from a stroke at Madonna TherapyPlus Main Campus.  In a report from KOLN/KGIN Channels 10/11, James shared how he plans to return to work at Duncan Aviation.

Click here to watch: Retired Navy office overcomes stroke in time for Veterans Day

Madonna TherapyPlus is honored to provide services for these veterans and others who receive our care.