Captain Scotty Smiley, Author of Hope Unseen: The Story of the U.S. Army’s First Blind Active-Duty Officer

SmileyScottyCaptain Scotty Smiley, a West Point graduate, Ranger, and the Army’s only active-duty blind officer, lost his sight in a suicide bomber attack in Iraq. He shares his remarkable journey of faith, hope and courage. Since his injury, he has climbed Mount Rainier, surfed, skied, skydived, completed a triathlon and earned an MBA from Duke University.  He is a recipient of a Bronze Star, a Purple Heart, and the Army’s prestigious MacArthur Leadership Award.  His inspiring story demonstrates the qualities that enable one to succeed even after a major loss or trauma. His encouragement brings good news to anyone struggling with life’s challenges.

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