An injured soldier with severe chronic pain finally gets his life back Justin Minyard — a 33-year old U.S. Army First Sergeant — was forced to retire early due to debilitating chronic pain. He first developed back pain as a result of being a first responder at the 9-11...Read More
James Chittenden, Founder and CEO of Triumph Business Communications, said ”Our friend and client Justin Minyard of Operation Shifting Gears testified before Congress (Thursday, October 10, 2013) regarding inadequate treatment and rehabilitation of pain from combat...Read More
In accordance with one of the founding principles of Team OSG, Kristine Mortimer, Team OSG’s Outreach Coordinator, organizes several community service opportunities for Team OSG to give back to the local community that hosts an event. This experience will undoubtedly make Team...Read More
Encouraging, Facilitating, and Empowering Wounded Veterans
Team Operation Shifting Gears (Team OSG) facilitates intense, encompassing support for veterans linking them with local and national available resources with an emphasis on personal accountability, continuing service, and a healthy lifestyle. These elements combined with challenging exercise and an emphasis on volunteerism within the community is vital to mental, physical, and emotional recovery from injuries while facilitating a successful reintegration from military to civilian life.
Team OSG partners with non-profit organizations to bridge the gap between injured or disabled veterans and available resources. Team OSG also undertakes professional fund raising on behalf of non-profit/501(c)3 organizations to assure mutually beneficial outcomes for veterans, donors and the organizations.
Team OSG takes a holistic approach to Veterans’ transition from the military to civilian life including a successful career that utilizes the Veteran’s skills, improving family life, providing links to local and national resources and finding effective alternatives to addictive narcotics. Team OSG challenges service members to recover better, faster and healthier through demanding – but possible – physical activity such as cycling, swimming, kayaking, mountain climbing and other sports.