Face of Defense: Swimming Toward Gold

Face of Defense: Swimming Toward Gold
Army Sgt. 1st Class Elizabeth Marks is a combat medic and also a decorated Paralympic swimmer in the U.S. Army's World Class Athlete Program — a Pat Tillman ESPY award winner and a member of the Army Women's Hall of Fame.

She joined the Army in 2008 and was injured in 2010. While recovering and working to be declared fit for duty, she discovered her passion and talent for swimming.

Recently, Marks broke two American records at the Paralympic Swimming Trials while qualifying for the Summer Paralympic Games. She credits all of this to her mentors — her brothers and sisters in arms.

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