About SSgt Jason Morgan
Best-Selling Author, Motivational Speaker
Jason is also a motivational speaker who inspires corporate, faith-based, and not-for-profit audiences not only through recounting his remarkable journey — from the Special Forces to living as a wounded veteran, a Paralympic athlete, and a national speaker — but also by providing a roadmap for anyone navigating back from adversity.
Enlisting in the Air Force in 1989 as part of the 10th Combat Weather Squadron, Jason completed Air Force Weather School before joining the elite Special Operations Aviation Regiment - a unit within the Green Berets - as a combat meteorologist.
After his injury, he participated in the Warrior Games, a competition for wounded and injured service members and veterans, for which he won numerous national awards.
Recently he has been an ardent spokesperson for the training of service dogs to enhance the lives of individuals with disabilities through his association with Canine Companions for Independence.
The latest on Jason (and Rue)
By Damien Lewis When special ops warrior Jason Morgan parachuted into the Central American jungle, he figured this would be no different from countless other anti-narcotics operations. A Combat Weatherman, he was serving with the Special Operations Aviation Regiment (SOAR). However, this mission would prove life-changing. Jason would come back to consciousness in a military[…]
Jason Morgan and his service dog Rue go down the pet aisle together at Market Street in McKinney, Texas on Oct. 20, 2015. Morgan lost the use of his legs in an accident while serving in the Air Force. Rue was trained at Canine Companions for Independence, based in California.
What a great experience I had at the halftime show of the Cowboys vs. Eagles game. Thank you to Baylor Scott & White for this great opportunity to present another veteran an amazing dog from CCI! I got to hang out with Tom Brokaw, Jerry Jones, Roger Staubach, Chad Hennings, Stephanie Lee , my three boys, and many[…]
November 2015 Former Air Force staff sergeant Jason Morgan spent years jumping into danger, until a combat mission changed everything. The mission left the North Texan paralyzed from the waist down and confined to a wheelchair. “It’s almost like your invisible,” said Morgan. “To lose your identity, your purpose in life is about the worst[…]
Motivational speaker and author SSgt. Jason Morgan, Ret., talks about his experience with Canine Companions for Independence (CCI) and service dogs at TexasFest in 2015.
Jason Morgan discusses his life-changing association with Canine Companion for Independence at the Baylor Health Care System Foundation Luncheon.
Watch this touching profile of SSgt. Jason Morgan, Ret., by Canine Companions for Independence (CCI).
5-hour ENERGY® Helps Amazing People profiles SSgt. Jason Morgan in 2013.
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It begins there.
During a special operations mission in a hot zone of the South American jungle, Staff Sergeant Jason Morgan’s vehicle tumbles down a hillside, rolling over him twice. He falls five stories before landing in a murky pool of water. His body bruised, his spine broken. Life and death in the balance. Jason overcame impossible odds with a miraculous story of rescue and recovery.
Jason’s story doesn’t end in that South American jungle. It begins there. And continues on today. His journey from tragedy to triumph offers insightful and effective strategies to face adversity and achieve victory.
Jason’s story is your story too. Whether you’re a young adult searching for purpose, a business person needing tools to engage an ever-changing workforce, or anyone needing hope, Jason will better equip you to face life with courage and hope.