Nothing gets these vets down

By on June 24, 2011

Army veteran Bob Arciola, assisted by Barb Arciola, uses a special electronic breathing devise to pull the trigger when shooting trap. Here he hits the target in the first round during the 15th annual PVA of America National Trapshoot competition on Saturday at the St. Charles Sportsmen’s Club.

Jack Gill, U.S. Army Airborne, (top photo) from Sioux Falls, S.D. ejects a shell between firings during the competition.

Steve Kettenhoven (right) of Clintonville, Wis. has Cerebral Palsy, but it didn’t stop him from becoming an expert marksman. His chair is set up with everything he needs, including plenty of ammunition.

Photos by John DiDonna