Suck it up! 

Stroll it off! 

Really don’t be a wimp!

How numerous veterans have listened to a superior say that during their military company? How several have been discouraged from going on unwell call when they knew a little something did not truly feel proper?

And how lots of now just cannot get desired medical treatment from the Veterans Administration because they cannot confirm their condition is support-linked?

Alex Ortiz needs to make solving this kind of challenges his life’s perform.

Ortiz, 37, is a disabled Army veteran who served for seven years (2006-2013) as a wheeled motor vehicle mechanic, which include excursions in Iraq and Afghanistan with the 10th Battle Aviation Brigade. He was medically retired with spinal twine harm and traumatic brain injuries from noncombat accidents.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Rhode Island School on Might 14, generating the dean’s record, eight several years just after he began his school perform at Grand Canyon University in Arizona. Ortiz starts off law college July 29 at Inter American College School of Law in San Juan, Puerto Rico.