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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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