March 02, 2017
Please join us on Thursday, March 2nd for an extraordinary and inspiring evening with Gary Linfoot. This event is free to attend, however reservations are recommended.
A highly decorated soldier, Gary Linfoot was a member of the U.S. Army’s elite 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne). During his 19th combat tour in Iraq in 2008, his helicopter had a mechanical failure and crashed, leaving him a paraplegic. But thanks to a full-body apparatus developed by California-based Ekso Bionics, Gary Linfoot can now walk. Linfoot is the first veteran to receive the Ekso suit for personal use. In fact, it was on June 25, 2015 that he stood on his own for the first time since his accident – and that was to stand for the National Anthem at Bristol Dragway in Tennessee. In November of 2016, Linfoot walked his daughter down the aisle.