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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE: 2014 Invictus Games
U.S. Service Members Compete in

Invictus Games

UK FlagLondon | Sept. 10-14, 2014

More than 400 competitors from 13 nations will participate in the inaugural Invictus Games in London, an international sporting event for wounded warriors to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect for those who serve their countries.


Vice Chairman Recognizes Strength at Invictus Games

U.S. Navy Adm. James A. Winnefeld Jr., vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, attended the Invictus Games to present medals and meet with Prince Harry of Wales. Story

Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, right, and Britain’s Prince Harry flank Team USA athlete Air Force Tech. Sgt. Israel Del Toro Jr. at the 2014 Invictus Games.

Dr. Biden Cheers On Athletes at Invictus Games

Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, traveled to London to cheer on Team USA athletes as they competde in the 2014 Invictus Games. Story

Max Rohn, a retired Navy petty officer 3rd class, winds up to throw a discus during training for the inaugural 2014 Invictus Games.

Navy Strikes Gold at Invictus Games

An aviation boatswain's mate won the U.S. team's first gold medal during track and field competitions Sept. 11 at the Invictus Games in London. Story


Games Kick Off With Opening Ceremony

More than 5,000 people attended the Invictus Games' opening ceremony on the South Lawn of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London. Story

United States wheelchair basketball player Scott Palomino shoots a free throw.

Wounded Warriors Arrive in London for Games

Twenty-two Navy and Coast Guard wounded warrior athletes arrived in London to participated in the Invictus Games. Story

Grant Moorhead, the U.S. team's wheelchair basketball coach, gives instructions to the players during practice.

Team Wraps up Second Day of Training

Members of the Invictus Games U.S. team finished their second day of training by practicing road cycling at Lee Valley VeloPark Sept. 9. Story

Sgt. Ryan McIntosh, second from left, battles U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program track and field teammate Sgt. Rob Brown (far right) in the 100-meter dash.

World Class Athlete Program Soldier Set for Games

Army Sgt. Ryan McIntosh intends to win six medals at the inaugural Invictus Games in London. Story

Lt. Col. Danny Dudek meets Prince Harry at last year's Warrior Games in Colorado Springs.

'Unconquered' Warriors in London for First Invictus Games

Some 400 wounded, ill or injured warriors from the United States and 13 other allied nations will compete at the first-ever Invictus Games in London, Sept. 10-14. Story

Max Rohn, a retired U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class, winds up to throw a discus during training for the inaugural 2014 Invictus Games.

U.S. Team Prepares for Inaugural Invictus Games

Wounded warriors from the U.S. and 13 other nations came together to participate in their first team training for the inaugural Invictus Games. Story

Retired Air Force Capt. Sarah Evans dives off the block during training at the Aquatics Center competition pool.

U.S. Warrior Athletes Hit Pool for Invictus Games

USA team athletes, who will compete in the inaugural Invictus Games, took to the pool to fine tune their technique and get familiar with the water. Story

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