On May 21 2014 SFC Remsburg accepted the Sarah Jane Brain Foundation Col. Jack H. Jacobs Angel Award and led the pledge of allegiance with or iHOPE Students.
This award is presented to a veteran who’s continued to show leadership and courage after sustaining brain injury during war.
SFC Remsburg was severely injured on October 1, 2009, while serving his 10th combat rotation in Afghanistan deployed with US Special Operations Command. 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment and spent 3 ½ years at numerous hospitals recovering; he has received numerous medals and awards including the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Joint Service Commendation Medal. Army commendation Medal and Valor and President Obama recognized is leadership and courage during the 2014 State of the Union Address to Congress where he sat next to First Lady Michelle Obama.