#11 - James Karr

  • Branch Of Service- US Navy (22 years of service)
  • Retired or Discharged- Still Serving
  • Highest Rank Held- Lieutenant
  • Military Job- Targeting Officer
  • Hockey Position- Wing
  • Started Playing Hockey- 1984
  • Joined the Tampa Warriors- 2018

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

Captain of the Brandon C5 team, going 11-1 in our second season after going 0-12 our first.

What has drawn you to the Warrior program?

The camaraderie, the mission of healing through hockey, building meaningful friendships for me and my family.

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

It is a great outlet to share the bonds of service and love of hockey with fellow men and women who have faced the same challenges.

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

Seeing a teammate score their first goal or making memories with teammates and their families during tournaments.

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

Nobody fights alone. No matter what you're going through, there are brothers and sisters who are here to help. To share in your joys and struggles.