David Capps
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David Capps replied to Mark Halvorsen's discussion Self confidence in giving speeches
"Hi.... May I just "jump in here" as I am sorta new in the posting thing... but have given a few speches to quite a few groups... So, I thought I would share a very high moment some years back... as I was requested to speak about my boy…"
Jan 27, 2015
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Disenabled Life – Learning to live creativelyWith Craig & CherylIt is one thing to struggle, and keep making mistakes and over all feeling like a failure, but it is another thing to not even try.  To say I can never be life magic Johnson or Abraham Lincoln so you don’t even try to do something like play a sport or get into politics.  During the last year and over many many events I have been people watching, and I have noticed that people who were born with a disability are fighting for the…See More
Aug 5, 2013
Angela Betancourt and David Capps are now friends
Jun 28, 2012
David Capps commented on Debbie Wilson's blog post My Brain Was the Ultimate Fee
"Debbie.... and the funniest part of all of it... the requisition had NOT made it to my desk.. to be purchased... well one thing for certain......!!!!! I didn't that day nor any day afterwards EVER have to prove myself again...NOW THAT WAS IN…"
Jan 11, 2012
David Capps commented on Debbie Wilson's blog post My Brain Was the Ultimate Fee
"Deb.... as i had mentioned... i was a contracting officer for the feds responsible for negotiating procuring items for the dept.of defense...:)   which really kept my brain very busy...... here is a funny if you are so inclined.... once on…"
Jan 11, 2012
David Capps commented on Debbie Wilson's blog post My Brain Was the Ultimate Fee
"Debbie, thank you mam..... for the considered reply.... A book? wow many congrats... I had received an offer from the office manager from my congressmans office,,,... she  just wanted me to tape ... things as I recalled them.. and she wanted to…"
Jan 11, 2012
David Capps replied to Becca Dixon's discussion Are you normal now?
"Beca... I am very sorry to hear your plight.... can you obtain copies of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended ... please be sure to ask your elected official for section 508 and sections 504.... Thank you and the best of success TO…"
Jan 11, 2012
David Capps commented on David Capps's blog post Question regarding "embarrassed"
"In believing in ones' self.... you need or the person that suffers from the TBI.... needs to in their heart of hearts requires lots of both courage and determination!!!!!!! and OF COURSE ONE ALWAYS NEEDS TO BELIEVE IN THEMSELVES!!!!! bottom…"
Jan 11, 2012
David Capps commented on Debbie Wilson's blog post My Brain Was the Ultimate Fee
"Debbie, What a very good story........ as I can go back to the day of my injury... and ONCE I arrived in the United States.... I didn't was ANY TIME IN MY REHAB Stuff..... Let's see.... I was a Contracting Officer, responsible for some…"
Jan 11, 2012
David Capps and Rita are now friends
Jan 11, 2012
Randy commented on David Capps's blog post Question regarding "embarrassed"
"the change is difficult to accept, and of course the inbalances that we go through too, but we have to believe in ourselve"
Jan 11, 2012
Rita commented on David Capps's blog post Question regarding "embarrassed"
"hi dave thank you for your service and glad you are here"
Jan 8, 2012
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"Hi  *(:  "
Dec 27, 2011
Sherry Hill left a comment for David Capps
"Thanks Dave for the well wishes. I have to say that I'm doing very good. My recovery has been remarkable considering the sevarity of it. I truly believe that all the prayers is the reason I'm doing so well. I have a new found respect for…"
Dec 22, 2011
David Capps posted a blog post

Question regarding "embarrassed"

did I understand your note correctly about being embarrassed... I am sorry to read that as I have been in public service for the past 30  plus years... and wish you well on your journey...as I was shot by a sniper in viet nam....and just recently stumbled across this sight just a few days or a week and have enjoyed reading many of the profiles..i am Dave..http://www.battleforhue.comSee More
Dec 19, 2011
David Capps commented on Sherry Hill's photo
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"SH.... thats some Head injury you have there .. I am new to the link... and I wish you a speedy recovery.. Dave"
Dec 19, 2011

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What do you find most difficult living with a brain injury
I was injured by a sniper on 18 FEB 68 during the TET Offensive in the the battle for Hue City. I had a physician once mention that I had one third of my brain either damaged or missing.. and I have been fortunate enough to of had a very successful and enjoyable career in Govt Service.
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Question regarding "embarrassed"

did I understand your note correctly about being embarrassed... I am sorry to read that as I have been in public service for the past 30  plus years... and wish you well on your journey...

as I was shot by a sniper in viet nam....and just recently stumbled across this sight just a few days or a week and have enjoyed reading many of the profiles..

i am Dave..

http://www.battleforhue.com

Posted on December 19, 2011 at 9:47am — 3 Comments

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At 5:50pm on December 27, 2011, Angelee said…

Hi  *(:

 

At 8:55am on December 22, 2011, Sherry Hill said…

Thanks Dave for the well wishes. I have to say that I'm doing very good. My recovery has been remarkable considering the sevarity of it. I truly believe that all the prayers is the reason I'm doing so well. I have a new found respect for life and I'm so thankful that I'm still here. The bestest Christmas presant ever!

 
 
 

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