Our Stories - Special Operations

7 Locks Fundraiser


Join us on July 20th from 3-7 PM at 7 Locks Brewing.  We will have raffles live music and a food truck!

7 Locks Brewing presents a benefit for the men and women in uniform and the communities that they serve.

There will be live music, a silent auction, food, and of course AWESOME brews!

No Warrior left behind is a Montgomery County based nonprofit that supports our first responders and military communities with mental health outreach, family support, and empowerment through multiple types of events.

7 Locks Brewing
12227 Wilkins Ave
Rockville, MD 20852



Posted on May 29, 2019 by Christina Powell Special Operations

Infantry Art


Infantry Art is a form of art therapy for men and women who have served and are affected by Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) and Post Traumatic Stress (PTS). Our method involves constructing a mortar, but instead of firing lethal explosives, it fires paint onto a canvas. Explosive art creates a dramatic and chaotic image which can be used by the artist to describe their pain and anguish when creating their work. 

Our goal, as an organization, is to empower everyone through multiple methods. No person is the same, which is why no outreach should be the same. We strive to create bonds and lasting friendships, and this form of therapy has been some of the most successful to date.

All sessions are overseen by trained professionals, which makes this form of therapy more exciting and still cathartic. We hope that by doing this, those who need a more creative outlet can find what they are looking for.


Posted on July 11, 2018 by Christina Powell Special Operations, Warrior Empowerment

Paralympian Hopeful Aaron Causey


Paralympian Hopeful Aaron Causey:  Aaron Causey (left) is a double above the knee amputee who served as with an EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) unit in the Army.  When Aaron had the opportunity to compete in the 10m indoor air pistol world championships in Bangkok, Thailand, NWLB helped arrange Aaron’s entrance, flight, and arrangements for the competition.  Aaron Causey shot well and took home a bronze third-place finish.

Posted on January 31, 2018 by Christina Powell Special Operations