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2017 DoD Warrior Games: Recognizing Hidden Heroes

Ida Malone, left, helps her husband, Navy Chief Petty Officer Averill Malone, stretch before bicycling during the Navy’s training camp for the 2015 DoD Warrior Games at Ventura County Naval Station Port Hueneme in Oxnard, Calif., May 31, 2015. Ida is also a caregiver for her husband, who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder. (Dept. of Defense photo by EJ Hersom/Released)

By Vice Adm. Mary Jackson Commander, Navy Installations Command While the Warrior Games are primarily focused on the athletes and their challenging experiences and inspiring accomplishments, we also acknowledge and recognize the tremendous dedication and support of the “hidden heroes” – spouses, family and caregivers who have made their own …

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2017 DoD Warrior Games: 90 Days and Counting!

By Vice Adm. Mary Jackson Commander, Navy Installations Command The 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games are around the corner, just 90 days away! As the newest commander for our Navy’s 71 installations under 11 regions worldwide, I am responsible for our mission of sustaining the fleet, enabling our Sailors …

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