DoD Warrior Games Highlight Resiliency, Warrior Spirit of Service Members, Veterans
By Space Coast Daily // June 18, 2016
For wounded, ill and injured service members
The 2016 DoD Warrior Games is an adaptive sports competition for wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans being hel through June 21 at held at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, NY.
Approximately 250 athletes will participate in eight sporting events, representing teams from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy/Coast Guard, Air Force, U.S. Special Operations Command and the United Kingdom (U.K.) Armed Forces.
The DoD Warrior Games highlight the resiliency and warrior spirit of service members, veterans and their families and caregivers.
Adaptive sports and athletic reconditioning activities play a fundamental role in the successful recovery and reintegration of our service members and veterans.
The DoD Warrior Games, being held June 15-21, is an adaptive sports competition for wounded, ill and injured service members and Veterans. Athletes compete in archery, cycling, track and field, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming, and wheelchair basketball.
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