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June 11, 2018

Leaders, Celebrities Salute ‘Inspirational’ 2018 DoD Warrior Games

The 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games, described by a senior Air Force leader as ‘absolutely’ successful and inspirational, drew to a close at the U.S. Air Force Academy.

June 7, 2018

Cyclists Conquer Challenging Course at DoD Warrior Games

Athletes took on heat, headwinds, the altitude and sharp turns during the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games cycling competition outside the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.

June 6, 2018

Retired Sailor, Wife Enjoy Camaraderie at DoD Warrior Games

For retired Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Anthony Diele and his wife, Carolina, the Department of Defense Warrior Games are more than just a competition for medals, it's a place to celebrate camaraderie and help others to keep fighting through injuries.

June 5, 2018

Coaches Help Warrior Games Athletes Achieve Goals

Coaches support their athletes as they compete in a range of adaptive sporting events during the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games at the U.S. Air Force Academy.

June 3, 2018

Senior Military Leaders, Celebrities Signal Start of DoD Warrior Games

Senior military leaders and celebrities joined together during opening ceremonies to signal the official start of the 2018 Defense Department Warrior Games at the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, Colo.

March 12, 2018

Vietnam Vascular Registry Helps Combat Veteran Reunite with Doctors

Five decades after being shot in Vietnam and almost losing his leg, former Army Spc. John Fogle will make good on a promise he made to the surgeons at the 22nd Surgical Hospital in Vietnam who saved his life.

Jan. 18, 2018

Airmen Operate ‘Flying Ambulances’ for Evacuation Missions

The 379th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron is one of only two aeromedical evacuation squadrons in the U.S. Central Command area of operations available to remove wounded warriors from the battlefield and ensure they get the medical care they need.

Nov. 30, 2017

Doctors Use Cutting-Edge Research at Navy Hospital

The traumatic brain injury clinic at Naval Medical Center San Diego and the Naval Health Research Center at Naval Base Point Loma in San Diego are developing and using cutting-edge research to better help service members, their family members and retirees.

Nov. 15, 2017

Marine Amputee Finds Solace in Surfing, Makes Lasting Friendships in Clinic

As the calm of being in the Pacific Ocean washes over him, Toran Gaal, a medically retired Marine Corps sergeant, examines a clean wave and carves out a path.

Nov. 7, 2017

California Surfing Clinic Assists Wounded Warriors' Recovery

Naval Medical Center San Diego's staff has assisted more than 1,500 wounded, ill and injured service members from all branches in their recovery through surfing.

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