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Lake Saint Louis community honors Marine wounded in Afghanistan

It was just another day in Marine Capt. Timothy “Matt” Cooper’s life of military service as he led his patrol on a mission in Afghanistan in November of 2009. That was until he stepped on an IED (improvised explosive device), exploding his world and so seriously injuring him that he would never be the same. In the years since, Cooper has undergone numerous operations and countless hours of physical rehabilitation to find his way back to a semi-normal life. Cooper says he is representative of the many wounded warriors who are still in need of help and should not be ...

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