Michael Cain is from Berlin Wisconsin. Michael joined the United States Army in June of 2000 and served at his first duty station in Vicenza Italy with the 173rd Airborne Infantry Division. After 2 years in Vicenza, Michael was reassigned to the 299th Engineer Battalion, 4th Infantry Division. On August 10, 2003 Michael’s vehicle rolled over a double stack anti-tank land mine that blew up directly underneath him. Michael lost his right leg below the knee and had severe damage to his left leg and hip and jaw.
On Oct 7, 2013, Michael had to have his left leg amputated because of severe nerve damage. In November 2013, Michael was using a wheel chair. By 1 February 2014, Michael had been two prosthetic limbs, suited up and played with the Wounded Warrior Amputee Football Team in New York City at Super Bowl 48. He is pain free and is feeling much better about his mobility and his future.