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Aug. 22, 2018

Wounded Warriors ‘Catch a Wave’ as Part of Recovery

The annual Operation Amped Surf Camp held at Camp Pendleton, Calif., promotes surfing therapy to aid in the recovery of wounded, ill and injured veterans and active-duty service members.

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 4, 2018

Families Experience Warrior Games Adaptive Sports at Two-Day Expo

Community members and families of 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games competitors learned about what it's like to be an adaptive sports athlete during the games’ first two-day exposition at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Feb. 2, 2018

Second Lady Karen Pence Advocates Art Therapy for Wounded Warriors

Speaking with Second Lady Karen Pence during her visit to the Intrepid Spirit Center at Fort Hood, it's apparent that championing art therapy is not just an initiative, but a passion.

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. 22, 2017

Poly Trauma Department Doctors Celebrate 10 Years of Caring for Patients

The Naval Medical Center San Diego’s Comprehensive Combat and Complex Casualty Care, or C5, one of three hospitals in the Defense Department providing rehabilitation care to service members who are severely injured or ill, celebrated its 10th anniversary in October.

Nov. 1, 2017

Injured Marine Fulfills Dream of Learning to Surf

Marine Corps Cpl. Leighton Anderson recalled always wanting to fly since his Navy father took him to airshows in his native California. Leighton realized his dream -- he became part of an MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft crew. After being severely injured in an Osprey training crash in late 2016, Anderson achieved another dream during his recovery -- he's now a surfer!

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