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“For it being a small island it has the biggest heart. Can’t thank you enough for all the people that gave Christy and me a wedding and accepted us not as heroes but as a FRIEND and that means more than anything. Thank you all at Holidays for Heroes for extending your friendship, but most of all for extending your family.”

- Jeff Lynch

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​Tim Donley & musiCorps


N Magazine celebrates Local Organization, Holidays for Heroes on Veterans Day

Just as you might remember a birthday or an anniversary, a wounded soldier will never forget the day his or her life was forever changed on the battlefield. In nearly any society, those who have come into harm’s way in the service of their country have long been honored for their sacrifices. Parades welcome them home, governments award them service medals and, for a time, they have the collective thanks of a grateful nation. But societies soon forget, and the sacrifices of the brave few are left behind, relegated to the pages of history. For the soldiers, however, ...

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Helping wounded warriors heal through the sound of music


Remarks by the President at “A Salute to the Troops: In Concert at the White House”

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you, everybody. (Applause.) Please, have a seat, have a seat. Well, good evening everybody. On behalf of Michelle and myself, welcome to the White House. (Applause.) Tonight, as we near Veterans Day, we are continuing our White House music series with a salute to American patriots -- our extraordinary troops, our veterans, and their families.

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Watch Roger Waters Perform Pink Floyd Classics with Tom Morello and Billy Corgan

Roger Waters didn’t bring his The Wall production to Washington, D.C.’s Constitution Hall last night (Oct. 16). Instead, he brought along Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine and Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins to perform some Pink Floyd classics, a few solo songs and a handful of choice covers.

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Watch Roger Waters Perform ‘Comfortably Numb’ With Billy Corgan

Tom Morello and MusiCorps Wounded Warrior Band also join Pink Floyd singer for cover of Bob Dylan's "Forever Young" Roger Waters headlined the Music Heals benefit concert Friday at Washington, D.C.'s DAR Constitution Hall, where the former Pink Floyd bassist delivered The Wall classic "Comfortably Numb" alongside fellow Music Heals performers Billy Corgan and guitarist Tom Morello. On the sterling rendition of the track, Waters tackles the verses while Corgan and Tim Donley, an injured Marine who turned to music after losing both legs following a bombing in Afghanis...

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Shine On You Crazy Diamond – Roger Waters – MusiCorps’ Wounded Warrior Band 10/16/2015


Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters opens up about project with wounded veterans

Roger Waters calls to an assistant and in his enchantingly polite English lilt requests a glass of wine. Specifically, he wants a glass of "cheap" white wine. "Since my work is now done," he said.

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They wanted to unplug him, but I told them, “No.”…

In 2011, an Improvised Explosive Device critically injured Captain Luis Avila, a Bronze Star and Purple Heart recipient, during his fifth deployment in Afghanistan.

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American Dream Tribute & Gala

 Nantucket Holidays for Heroes held its annual fundraising gala Saturday at VFW Post 8608. The sold-out event was attended by wounded veterans, survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing and community members.

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