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Center for Women Veterans (CWV)

 

Women Veteran Athletes Initiative
Meet Veteran Angela Madsen

The Athletes:
A. Bailey  |  I. Brown  |  C. Caesar  |  M. Dimal  |  B. Donato
C. Gage  |  I. Glennon  |  S. Holzhalb  |  A. Madsen  |  J. Roberts

Veterans Portrait Project Photos By Stacy Pearsall
Women Veteran Athlete Angela Madsen Women Veteran Athlete Angela Madsen Women Veteran Athlete Angela Madsen

Learn more about the Veterans Portrait Project External link to a non-government website.

Angela Madsen

US Marine Corps, 1979-1981

Angela Madsen served in the US Marine Corps as a military police officer, and a member of the Women’s All Marine Corps basketball team, medically retiring after she was injured in the line of duty.  Angela didn’t let a wheelchair stop her from breaking records in sports:  a three-time Paralympian, she also holds multiple Guinness World Records for rowing across oceans without a support boat.  Learn more about Angela » External link to a non-government website

You can compare ocean rowing to life:  you get blown off course, but remaining adrift is a choice – always better to chart a new course and carry on.