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Members of team USA compete in track and field during Invictus Games 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nicolas C. Lopez/Released)

Invictus Games 2016

Invictus Games 2016 is an international Paralympic-style multi-sport event that brings together wounded, injured and ill service members in the spirit of friendly athletic competition. Over 500 competitors from 15 nations take part in the event held in Orlando, Fla., May 8-12.

Retired Chief Yeoman Javier Rodriguez and his teamate participate in wheelchair tennis during Invictus Games 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nicolas C. Lopez)
Retired Chief Yeoman Javier Rodriguez and his teamate participate in wheelchair tennis during Invictus Games 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nicolas C. Lopez)
Team USA competes in the sitting volleyball gold medal match against the UK during Invictus Games 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Charlotte C. Oliver/Released)
Team USA competes in the sitting volleyball gold medal match against the UK during Invictus Games 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Charlotte C. Oliver/Released)
Chief Logistics Specialist (ret.) Leticia Baugher of Independence, Mo., competes in the women’s hand cycling event. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Charlotte C. Oliver)
Chief Logistics Specialist (ret.) Leticia Baugher of Independence, Mo., competes in the women’s hand cycling event. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Charlotte C. Oliver)
Retired Master-at-Arms 2nd Class AJ Mohammed (right) and his co-pilot (left) compete in track and field. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nicolas C. Lopez/Released)
Retired Master-at-Arms 2nd Class AJ Mohammed (right) and his co-pilot (left) compete in track and field. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nicolas C. Lopez/Released)
Master-at-Arms 2nd Class (ret.) Adrian Mohammed, right, and his pilot compete during day one of Invictus Games 2016.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Charlotte C. Oliver)
Master-at-Arms 2nd Class (ret.) Adrian Mohammed, right, and his pilot compete during day one of Invictus Games 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Charlotte C. Oliver)
Members of team USA compete in track and field during Invictus Games 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nicolas C. Lopez/Released)
Members of team USA compete in track and field during Invictus Games 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nicolas C. Lopez/Released)
Retired Electrician’s Mate 3rd Class Henry Sawyer with his gold medal in wheelchair rugby at Invictus Games 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Charlotte C. Oliver/Released)
Retired Electrician’s Mate 3rd Class Henry Sawyer with his gold medal in wheelchair rugby at Invictus Games 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Charlotte C. Oliver/Released)
Retired Naval Aircrewman Brett Parks prepares to plunge into the water during swimming finals. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Marissa A. Cruz/Released)
Retired Naval Aircrewman Brett Parks prepares to plunge into the water during swimming finals. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Marissa A. Cruz/Released)
Retired Hospital Corpsman Adam Hygema participates in the gold medal wheelchair basketball game against team United Kingdom (UK) during Invictus Games 2016. Team USA beat team UK for the gold.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Charlotte C. Oliver)
Retired Hospital Corpsman Adam Hygema participates in the gold medal wheelchair basketball game against team United Kingdom (UK) during Invictus Games 2016. Team USA beat team UK for the gold. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Charlotte C. Oliver)
Team USA shows off their gold medals in wheelchair rugby during Invictus Games 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Charlotte C. Oliver/Released)
Team USA shows off their gold medals in wheelchair rugby during Invictus Games 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Charlotte C. Oliver/Released)

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