Justin Lansford, 27, a retired staff sergeant from Tampa, takes a giant stride off the boat as he heads out to help plant corals near Looe Key off Big Pine Key. Lansford was a member of the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne Division when he lost his leg in a roadside bomb explosion in Afghanistan in 2012.
Justin Lansford, 27, a retired staff sergeant from Tampa, takes a giant stride off the boat as he heads out to help plant corals near Looe Key off Big Pine Key. Lansford was a member of the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne Division when he lost his leg in a roadside bomb explosion in Afghanistan in 2012. Conor Goulding Mote Marine Laboratory
Justin Lansford, 27, a retired staff sergeant from Tampa, takes a giant stride off the boat as he heads out to help plant corals near Looe Key off Big Pine Key. Lansford was a member of the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne Division when he lost his leg in a roadside bomb explosion in Afghanistan in 2012. Conor Goulding Mote Marine Laboratory

Mission: Possible, as wounded veterans, youths and scientists plant new Keys corals

July 01, 2017 08:18 AM