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June 22, 2016

British, U.S. Archers Bag Bullseyes at DoD Warrior Games

British archers dominated the podium with team and individual wins at the 2016 Department of Defense Warrior Games archery finals at the U.S. Military Academy.

June 22, 2016

Vietnam War Helicopter Pilot to Receive Medal of Honor

President Barack Obama will award the Medal of Honor to retired Army Lt. Col. Charles Kettles, a daring UH-1D Huey helicopter pilot who displayed extraordinary heroism that saved lives during the Vietnam War.

June 22, 2016

Warrior Games Draw to Close With a Bang

After a week of intense international competition, the 2016 Department of Defense Warrior Games wrapped up with fireworks.

June 22, 2016

Chicago Slated to Host Next Year’s DoD Warrior Games

Next year’s Department of Defense Warrior Games will be held in Chicago next June, the assistant secretary of the Navy for manpower and reserve affairs announced.

June 20, 2016

Archers Compete in First-Ever Visual Impairment Category at Warrior Games

Wounded, injured or ill warriors took gold, silver and bronze medals during the first-ever visual impaired archery competition at the 2016 Defense Department Warrior Games held at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York.

June 17, 2016

Retired Seabee Dedicates Warrior Games Performance to Fallen Comrades

Medically retired Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Robert Dodd said he'll dedicate his performance in archery and air pistol competitions at the 2016 Defense Department Warrior Games to his fallen Seabee comrades.

May 18, 2016

Face of Defense: Wounded Warriors Motivate Squad Leader

Iraq veteran Army Staff Sgt. Loriann DeMelis works through her emotions by helping other veterans at the Naval Support Activity at Bethesda, Md.

May 12, 2016

Del Toro Inspires Others at Invictus Games, Takes Gold at Shot Put

Air Force Master Sgt. Israel Del Toro, who goes by the nickname DT, is all about smiles and inspiring others as he competes at the 2016 Invictus Games held at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.

May 10, 2016

Prince Harry, Former President Bush Stress Importance of Healing Invisible Wounds

Great Britain’s Prince Harry, former President George W. Bush, and service members from each of their nations, participated in a discussion at the 2016 Invictus Games Symposium on Invisible Wounds.

May 5, 2016

Army Veteran Looks Forward to Competition at Invictus Games

Medically retired Army Staff Sgt. Randi Gavell hopes to do the Army and American team proud in track and field and swimming at the 2016 Invictus Games at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.

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