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Staff Sgt. Altermese L. Kendrick: Guided by Faith

Staff Sgt. Altermese L. Kendrick opened with these words as she led Team Army in its service award ceremony during the 2017 DoD Warrior Games in Chicago.

Sgt. 1st Class Valerie Tucker: The Power of Resilience

On a modest six acre plot of land in Aberdeen, N.C. sits Bellona Canine Training, a Veteran owned and operated business.

Army Team Physician reflects on caring for athletes during Warrior Games

While Army athletes gave their top performances during the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games, Team Army’s medical team was working behind the scenes to keep them in top shape.

Warrior Care and Transition staff member receives Purple Heart

Army Warrior Care and Transition staff members gathered in front of the Lincoln Memorial to honor Beem as he was formally recognized as a Purple Heart recipient.

Master Sgt. Jovan Bowser: Representation for all

The Virginia native began participating in adaptive sports in 2016, but she’s been an athlete most of her life. A former professional football player with the National Women’s Football League and member of Fort Bragg’s basketball team, Bowser established herself as a fierce competitor early on.

A Warrior’s Common Creed

A Warrior’s Common Creed...

Warrior Care and Transition Program hosts third annual Human Resources Training Summit

More than 54 Warrior Care and Transition Human Resources Professionals from the 14 enduring Warrior Transition Battalions...

Shooting in the right direction

It is only logical when you shoot an arrow from its bow it will travel in the direction you aim...

Archived Events

2017 Warrior Games

The 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games is an adaptive sports competition for wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans. Approximately 265 athletes representing teams from the United States Army, Marine Corps, Navy/Coast Guard, Air Force, and Special Operations Command, as well as athletes from international partner nations, the United Kingdom Armed Forces and the Australian Defence Force, will participate in eight sporting events: archery, cycling, sitting volleyball, shooting, swimming, wheelchair basketball, track and field. The Warrior Games highlight the resiliency and strength of our service members, veterans and their caregivers.

Throughout the week of competition, wounded warriors will compete in archery, cycling, track, field, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming and wheelchair basketball. Army Trials showcase the resilient spirit of wounded, ill and injured Soldiers and veterans. Participants include athletes with upper-body, lower-body and spinal cord injuries; amputations; serious illnesses; traumatic brain injuries; visual impairment and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Warrior Games Schedule Events

Date Time (CST) Event Location Results
02 July, 2017
2:00 - 9:00 p.m. Track Competition Lane Tech High School Track Results
03 July, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Archery Competition McCormick Place - Lakeside Center Archery Results
05 July, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Field Competition Soldier Field Field Results
06 July, 2017
7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Cycling Competition Museum Campus Cycling Results
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Shooting Pistol McCormick Place Coming Soon
07 July, 2017
8:00 - 11:30 a.m. Shooting Rifle McCormick Place Coming Soon
7:15 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. Wheelchair Basketball Competition United Center Coming Soon
1:30 - 4:00 p.m. Sitting Volleyball Competition United Center Coming Soon
08 July, 2017
8:00 a.m - 4:00 a.m. Swimming Competition University of Illinois at Chicago Swimming Results

Army Warrior Care and Transition unveils monthly newsletter

Army Deputy Chief of Staff for Warrior Care and Transition (DCS, WCT) launched a monthly newsletter this past week ...

Fort Bragg Warrior Transition Battalion marks anniversary

After a three-hour firefight in which two suicide bombers detonated vests near him and his men, Col. David Oeschger ...

Navy Vet/Wounded Warrior Career Summit offers opportunities, resources

Wounded Warriors and Veterans are invited to participate in the Department of the Navy's 7th Annual Veteran...

U.S. Army athletes named to U.S. Team for the 2017 Invictus Games

The Department of Defense announced the names of the 90 servicemen and women that will represent the U.S. Team...

Department of Defense Announces Invictus Games 2017 Team Members

The Department of Defense announced today the names of the 90 athletes who will compete...

Army WCT wins 2016 Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware Unit Award for Outstanding Communications Campaign

The U.S. Army Office of the Chief of Public Affairs and the U.S. Army Medical Command Directorate...

WCT Announces Team Army for 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games

The U.S. Army Warrior Care and Transition has selected 40 wounded, ill and injured Soldiers...

Army wounded warriors to participate in allied winter sports camp

The United States Army Medical Command, Warrior Care and Transition announces the participation of wounded warriors in the annual Allied Winter Sports Camp in Whistler, British Columbia Feb 21 through Mar 3, 2017.