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Jason‘s journey: USAFA firefighter battles terminal cancer – United States Air Force Academy

Jason and Audrey's hands joined, wearing JBIRDSTRONG bracelets

An article written by Public Affairs at the United States Air Force Academy….. thank you for sharing Jason’s story and raising awareness for ACC (Lacrimal Gland) By Laurie Wilson, March 8, 2018 U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — If you’re looking for an example of resiliency, chat with Master Sgt. Jason Linta. He’s an Air Force Academy firefighter assigned to the 10th Civil Engineer Squadron who fought the Black Forest and Waldo Canyon fires, the most destructive fires in Colorado history. […] Source: Jason‘s journey: USAFA firefighter battles terminal cancer …

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Air Force Academy firefighter hopes his cancer battle can help others

An article in The Gazette mentioning the genesis of Jbirdsjourney. The Lintas want to share the support they’ve found by establishing a nonprofit to support others with the rare cancer. Others, the sergeant said, will never get a big, blue family on their side. “I’m OK because I’m military, so I have a lot of support,” Linta said. Some people haven’t been able to receive treatment after the rare diagnosis. “We need to help those kind of people,” Linta said.   Source: Air Force Academy firefighter hopes his cancer battle …

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