WASHINGTON, D.C. - Retired Army Sgt. Joel Rodriguez, his wife Liannie - his caregiver – pose with their children after Team Army medaled silver in the wheelchair basketball game at the 2022 Warrior Games in Orlando, FL. In addition to her caregiver role, Mrs. Rodriguez is also the unofficial wheelchair mechanic at wheelchair basketball and rugby sporting events. She also accompanies Joel as he competes internationally. As she often says about caregiving, “ensuring my husband’s recovery and success is a family affair.” (Courtesy Mrs. Liannie Rodriguez)


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