Mother Cares for Injured Son at Warrior Care Center

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Saralee Trimble talks about her injured 19-year-old son, Army Pfc. Kevin Trimble, at the Warrior and Family Support Center in San Antonio, Nov. 10, 2011. Pfc. Trimble lost both legs and an arm in a roadside bomb explosion Sept. 17 in Afghanistan. Saralee Trimble moved from her home in New Orleans to a guest house on Fort Sam Houston to provide 24-hour care and support for her son. DOD photo by Linda Hosek
  • Army Pfc. Kevin Trimble, who lost both legs and an arm in a roadside bomb explosion Sept. 17 in Afghanistan, shows his determination to make a full recovery as he sits in the craft room at the Warrior and Family Support Center in San Antonio, Nov. 10, 2011. Trimble, who will be undergoing rehabilitation at the Center for the Intrepid, says he is eager to return to snowboarding. His mother, Saralee Trimble, is providing support and care for him. DOD photo by Linda Hosek
  • Saralee Trimble, the mother of injured Army Pfc. Kevin Trimble, learns how to make a basket at the Warrior and Family Support Center in San Antonio, Nov. 10, 2011. Trimble is staying at a guest house on Fort Sam Houston to care for her son, who lost both legs and an arm in a roadside bomb explosion Sept. 17 in Afghanistan. DOD photo by Linda Hosek
  • Saralee Trimble, the mother of injured Army Pfc. Kevin Trimble, learns how to make a basket at the Warrior and Family Support Center in San Antonio, Nov. 10, 2011. She and her son are staying at a guest house on Fort Sam Houston while he recovers and receives treatment. DOD photo by Linda Hosek
  • Saralee Trimble, the mother of injured Army Pfc. Kevin Trimble, holds the basket she made in a class at the Warrior and Family Support Center in San Antonio, Nov. 10, 2011. DOD photo by Linda Hosek
  • Army Maj. Stephen Short with Army North's public affairs office talks with Army Pfc. Kevin Trimble, his brother, Ben, a soldier, and his sister, an airman, at the Warrior and Family Support Center in San Antonio, Nov. 10, 2011. Pfc. Trimble's sibblings are visiting as he recovers and receives treatment.  DOD photo by Linda Hosek
  • Army Pfc. Kevin Trimble eats a snack before he starts working on a leather project at the Warrior and Family Support Center in San Antonio, Nov. 10, 2011. Trimble's brother, Ben, a soldier, and his sister, an airman, are visiting as he recovers and receives treatment.  DOD photo by Linda Hosek
  • Army Pfc. Kevin Trimble finishes a snack while family members look for tools in another part of the room at the Warrior and Family Support Center in San Antonio, Nov. 10, 2011. Trimble is taking a leather-tooling class at the center as he recovers and receives treatment. DOD photo by Linda Hosek
  • Army Pfc. Kevin Trimble's family, including his brother, Ben, a soldier, his sister, an airman, and his mother, his caregiver, look for Trimble's leather project and tools at the Warrior and Family Support Center in San Antonio, Nov. 10, 2011. Pfc. Trimble's sibblings are visiting as he recovers and receives treatment. He also is taking a leather-tooling class at the center. DOD photo by Linda Hosek
  • Army Pfc. Kevin Trimble talks with family members as they look for his leather project and tools at the Warrior and Family Support Center in San Antonio, Nov. 10, 2011.Trimble's sibblings, Ben, a soldier, and Deborah, an airman, are visiting as he recovers and receives treatment. His mother, Saralee Trimble, is staying with him to provide care and support. DOD photo by Linda Hosek
  • Army Pfc. Kevin Trimble talks with his family as they look for his leather project and tools at the Warrior and Family Support Center in San Antonio, Nov. 10, 2011. DOD photo by Linda Hosek
  • Saralee Trimble mirrors her son's emotion as she discusses the experience of learning about her son's extensive injuries and her decision to leave her home in New Orleans to provide 24-hour care and support for him at the Warrior and Family Support Center in San Antonio, Nov. 10, 2011. Her son, Army Pfc. Kevin Trimble, lost both legs and an arm in a roadside bomb explosion Sept. 17 in Afghanistan. DOD photo by Linda Hosek
  • Army Pfc. Kevin Trimble, his sister, Deborah, left, his mother, Saralee Trimble, and his brother, review directions for a leather project at the Warrior and Family Support Center in San Antonio, Nov. 10, 2011. DOD photo by Linda Hosek
  • Army Pfc. Kevin Trimble positions an anvil as he waits for family members to help him with a leather project at the Warrior and Family Support Center in San Antonio, Nov. 10, 2011. DOD photo by Linda Hosek
  • Saralee Trimble offers suggestions to her son, Army Pfc. Kevin Trimble, and his brother, Ben, as they review directions for a leather project at the Warrior and Family Support Center in San Antonio, Nov. 10, 2011. DOD photo by Linda Hosek
  • Army Pfc. Kevin Trimble works on a leather project at the Warrior and Family Support Center in San Antonio, Nov. 10, 2011.  DOD photo by Linda Hosek
  • Army Pfc. Kevin Trimble focuses on a leather project at the Warrior and Family Support Center in San Antonio, Nov. 10, 2011.  DOD photo by Linda Hosek
  • Army Pfc. Kevin Trimble works on a leather project with his brother, Ben, at the Warrior and Family Support Center in San Antonio, Nov. 10, 2011. DOD photo by Linda Hosek
  • Army Pfc. Kevin Trimble pauses for a photo with his mother, Saralee Trimble, his sister, Deborah, and his brother, Ben, at the Warrior and Family Support Center in San Antonio, Nov. 10, 2011.  DOD photo by Linda Hosek