Sarah Verardo is the Caregiver to her husband, Michael, one of the most severely wounded Veterans from the Global War on Terror. While serving as an infantryman with the 82nd Airborne in Afghanistan, he sustained catastrophic and life-changing injuries in 2010. His long road home has included 119 surgeries and years of speech, visual, physical and occupational therapies. Sarah has dedicated her life to the care and recovery of her husband, and to Veterans and Caregivers nationwide. Sarah and Michael live outside of Charlotte, North Carolina with their three young daughters and three golden labs. Sarah and Michael know that for the wounded, the fight never ends. They proudly continue their service on the Homefront by enacting policies, programs, and change for severely wounded Veterans and their families. Sarah is the Chief Executive Officer of The Independence Fund.