Lima Foxtrot

Lima Foxtrot is the brand name adopted by Lakeshore to describe what has become one of this country’s premier, comprehensive, year round, sport, fitness, and recreation programs for severely injured members of our Armed Forces who were injured post 9/11. Initiated in 2006 in response to the significant numbers of injuries from conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, Lima Foxtrot has served over 1,800 injured servicemen and women and their families, from 46 states and territories. Through Lima Foxtrot these young men and women use lessons from sport and recreation to learn how to pursue life after injury.

In one sense, “Lima Foxtrot” simply represents the organization providing the programs, “L”akeshore “F”oundation. However, Lima Foxtrot also represents the spirit of Living Fit, which describes the outcomes associated with participation in these programs. Further, Lima Foxtrot reminds us all of what the courage of these men and women means to our daily lives, Liberty and Freedom.

For more information or to register for Lima Foxtrot programs, contact Susan Robinson at susanr@lakeshore.org or (205) 313-7461.

For more information on volunteering for Lima Foxtrot, contact Amy Belcher at amybel@lakeshore.org or (205) 313-7432.

Interested in supporting Lima Foxtrot programs for injured military? Please contact Patti Lovoy at pattil@lakeshore.org or (205) 313-7483.

LIMA FOXTROT PROGRAMS AT LAKESHORE

2015 Lima Foxtrot Brochure

Operation Alpha is designed to appeal to recently severely injured servicemen and women who have sustained a traumatic brain injury. This is event held on the Lakeshore Campus and offers multiple sports and recreation activities. This Operation is funded by the Wounded Warrior Project®.

Operation Down Home is designed to introduce the entire family to recreational sports opportunities. This camp is unique in that it reaches out to not only the injured military participant but to the entire family component. This Operation is funded by the Wounded Warrior Project.

Operation Endurance enables local servicemen and women who have sustained a severe injury during active duty ongoing access to Lakeshore’s membership programs at no cost. This Lima Foxtrot program is available for all injured who have sustained a service-related injury, regardless of when they served.

Operation Night Vision is a camp held at Lakeshore specifically designed for injured military personnel with visual impairment or blindness. This Operation is funded by the EyeSight Foundation of Alabama and Wounded Warrior Project.

Operation Perseverance  is an introduction to Paralympic sports for military personnel who have sustained physical injuries. Clinics will be led by Paralympic athletes and coaches. All skill levels are welcome.

Operation Refocus is a program designed specifically for women who have served in our Armed Forces and sustained physical injuries. This Operation is funded by the Wounded Warrior Project.

Operation Rise & Conquer is an exciting outdoor recreation program held at Lake Martin, Alabama. This Operation is funded by the Wounded Warrior Project.

Operation United Front is a new sports and recreation camp for post 9/11 injured service members, veterans and their families. Activities include cycling, archery, shooting, scuba, rock climbing, fishing, water skiing, kayaking and more. This Operation is supported by a grant from Bob Woodruff Foundation.

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