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June 9, 2018

Warrior Games Athletes Build Friendships Through Competition

They've competed ardently for gold-medal glory, but the more than 300 U.S., U.K., Australian and Canadian service members participating in the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games have also shared tears and laughter and made lifelong friends during the nine-day event.

May 31, 2018

Air Force Pilot Prepares for Competition at DoD Warrior Games

A 37th Flying Training Squadron instructor pilot was trapped in a seizure. It was a result of brain cancer that doctors would soon discover. Now he's a member of the Air Force Wounded Warrior Program and a participant in the Warrior Games.

March 8, 2018

Army Veteran Helps Soldiers Find Way Back to True Selves

An Army veteran is serving with service members again, this time volunteering as an assistant coach for sitting volleyball at the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games Army Trials at Fort Bliss, Texas.

Feb. 23, 2018

Air Force Trials for Wounded Warriors Begins in Nevada

More than 125 wounded, ill and injured servicemen and women have trained and practiced for months in their chosen sports in preparation for the Air Force Trials held at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

Feb. 10, 2018

Soldier Takes Aim Toward DoD Warrior Games and Beyond

As Army Staff Sgt. Ross Alewine trains for the Army trials and a chance to compete at the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games, he is preparing himself for his future after the Army and beyond the Games.

Sept. 29, 2017

Study to Examine Role of Adaptive Sports for Rehabilitation

Michael Burns, CEO of the Toronto Invictus Games, announced that Invictus, in partnership with the Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research, is releasing the preliminary findings of the first-ever research study on the impact of the role of adaptive sports in the rehabilitation of service members and their families.

July 11, 2017

Master Resilience Trainers Help Soldiers Compete at Warrior Games

As soldiers competed for gold, silver and bronze medals at the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games, they had a support staff of coaches who helped them mentally prepare for the challenge.

July 11, 2017

Airman Fights Cancer, Earns Silver at DoD Warrior Games

Medically retired Air Force Capt. Austin Williamson, who's fighting an advanced form of cancer, earned a silver medal in the ultimate champion competition during the 2017 Defense Department Warrior Games in Chicago.

July 7, 2017

Cyclists Race for More Than Medals at DoD Warrior Games

With no breeze and the heat bearing down, cyclists battle it out for the medal podium, but most said the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games is more about teamwork.

July 5, 2017

Soldier Represents Team, Women at Warrior Games

Proud to represent the Army and female service members, Army veteran Michelle Sanchez breaks personal records and aims for gold during the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games.

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