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A Community Set Apart

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 28, 2014) The Navy sitting volleyball team gathers at the sideline before its first match at the 2014 Warrior Games at the Olympic Training Center.

By retired Navy Lt. j.g. Laura Root Root, an accomplished member of Team Navy, is enrolled in Navy Wounded Warrior – Safe Harbor, the Navy’s wounded warrior support program. Last year, I attended the Warrior Games for the first time. At the time, I was at war with myself about …

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Making It Count: Invictus Games

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By Retired U.S. Navy Airman Brett Parks In 2012, Parks sustained a gunshot wound after coming to the aid of a person being robbed. He is enrolled in Navy Wounded Warrior – Safe Harbor, which assists seriously wounded, ill and injured Sailors and Coast Guardsmen. The sun peers over the …

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MCPON Hosts Second All Hands Call on Facebook

The Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy hosted an online All Hands Call on the Navy's Facebook page on July 11.

Shipmates, I was extremely honored to get the opportunity to have another virtual conversation with Sailors, family members, Navy civilians and retirees through social media.  I want to personally thank you for allowing me to spend some quality E-Time with you. I also want you to know that we simply …

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Wounded Warrior Games 2013: A Navy Chaplain’s Perspective

This year’s Wounded Warrior Games will come to a close this evening. In this blog, Navy Chaplain Bill Middleton, director for CREDO NDW, shares his experiences at this year’s games. “We know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope.” (Romans 5:3 NIV) We gathered in the Summit Room …

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Warrior Games Veteran Shares His Recovery

Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Sonny Lemerande, right, races down the court during the wheelchair basketball competition between the Special Operations and the Navy/Coast Guard at the 2012 Warrior Games, May 2, 2012. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class David Danals/Released)

Starting today, members of Team Navy will compete in the 2013 Warrior Games against other wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans from the Army, Marines, Air Force and Coast Guard at the U.S. Olympic Training Center and at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Throughout the seven-day event, the service members and veterans will compete for the …

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Warrior Games Help Wounded Warriors Recover

Sgt. Stephen K. Lunt, left, from Moncks Corner, S.C., prepares to pass the ball to Cpl. Josue Barron, from Los Angeles, during a wheelchair basketball game between the Marine Corps and the Navy/Coast Guard at the 2012 Warrior Games at the U.S. Air Force Academy, May 1, 2012. The Marines beat the Navy/Coast Guard by 40 points in their first match of the Games. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Chelsea Flowers/Released)

Starting Saturday, members of Team Navy will compete in the 2013 Warrior Games against other wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans from the Army, Marines, Air Force and Coast Guard at the U.S. Olympic Training Center and at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Throughout the seven-day …

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