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Adaptive Sports: Life Changing and Lifesaving

CHICAGO (July 2, 2017) Construction Electrician 2nd Class Alan Thomas, a native of Copperas Cove, Texas and member of 2017 Warrior Games Team Navy, races towards the finish line during a running event at Lane Field. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lenny LaCrosse/Released)

Thirty-nine Team Navy athletes are competing in the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games in Chicago. The Paralympic-style competition for wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans includes archery, cycling, field, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming, track and wheelchair basketball. While the athletes are competing for gold, the adaptive sports and …

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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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