By most definitions, Ridgeway, Virginia, is a small town. Situated in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains on the North Carolina border, the Martinsville Speedway and the great outdoors count among the biggest attractions. U.S. Coast Guard Veteran Krissy Esget is one of fewer than one thousand people who call Ridgeway home.
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U.S. Coast Guard Veteran Krissy Esget (right) embraces U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sergeant Danielle Pothoof in celebration after completing a 2017 DoD Warrior Games swimming heat, Chicago, Illinois, July 8, 2017
Esget, a retired Petty Officer 3rd Class, was injured in a 2012 car accident resulting in medical retirement from her military career. She credits DoD’s Military Adaptive Sports Program (MASP) and
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