#7 - Brian Shea

  • Branch Of Service- Army (39 years of service)
  • Retired or Discharged- Retired
  • Highest Rank Held- Colonel
  • Military Job- Soldier
  • Hockey Position- Fwd
  • Started Playing Hockey- 1965
  • Joined the Tampa Warriors- 2020

What are some of your hockey accomplishments this season? Overall?

Getting back on the ice after 30+ years away from the game.

What has drawn you to the Warrior program?

Playing with two of our sons in an armed forces tournament to benefit Vets and their children and seeing an article on the Warrior program in the VFW magazine.

How has it helped you transition between military and civilian life?

Keeping a connection with the military I have had all of my adult life.

What is the most fulfilling part of being a Tampa Warrior?

Continuing to serve in some small way.

What advice do you have for other veterans? Or veterans interested in the program?

Use the resources out there. You have earned them. For the program it is never too late to start. Give it a try!