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Gary Weiland

Gary Weiland

I was a Firefighter in Texas for seven years when I experienced a series of very unfortunate events. In 2018, my leg was amputated just below my knee. I decided that this tragedy was not going to end my career and passion for fighting fire. Ten months and six days...

MAKING AN IMPACT: Eric McElvenny and the Power of Community

MAKING AN IMPACT: Eric McElvenny and the Power of Community

By Laura Canfield Eric McElvenny served as a member of the U.S. Marine Corps for seven years after graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy. In 2011, during his final deployment in Afghanistan, he was wounded during combat operations and underwent a below‑knee...

View the #ACNC22 Clinic Lineup

Amputee Coalition is excited to bring back in-person clinics at the 2022 National Conference. The full lineup of clinics is now available. Once you complete your conference registration, then sign up to participate in this year’s clinics. Please know we understand...

Prosthetics Inspired by You!

Jackie Valdez M.Ed., CO, BOCP, FAAOP Individuals with a limb loss or limb difference are often told what can and cannot do and are often labeled as physically challenged, disabled, or even handicapped. Through collaboration with our patients, consumers, and...