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Warrior Games 2017

Life after injury and illness: The program providing options for Wounded Warriors who still want to serve

For seriously injured, ill or wounded Soldiers, being told they must transition from the Army can be a devastating blow.

WCT works to improve the goal setting process for Soldiers in transition

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - For Soldiers in transition, goal setting can be one of the most important steps towards a successful recovery and a bright future.

Michael Stephens: Virtual Fitness Challenge

The end of the 2017 Warrior Games sparked the beginning of a new journey for Army veteran Spc. Michael Stephens.

Staff Sgt. Stephen Sprague: Defying the Odds

As a combat medic, Staff Sgt. Stephen Sprague is trained and prepared for a crisis, but nothing could prepare him for a cancer diagnosis: not once but twice.

Depression impacts readiness”: How mental health issues affect Soldiers, particularly women

Department of Defense health experts say approximately 13% of all deployed service members suffer from depression, and nearly 6% of those who have never deployed are dealing with the same.

Army gold medalist mourns the loss of his shooting coach

It’s been a bittersweet summer for 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games standout Sgt. Patrick Haney.

Chief Warrant Officer 3 Jacqueline Jones: Hard Charged for Success

While her colleagues often describe her as quiet and humble, other adjectives used to describe Chief Warrant Officer 3 Jacqueline Jones include determined and a Hard Charger.

Army Launches Summer Campaign to Get Soldiers Hired

The campaign aims to inform transitioning Soldiers on ways to market themselves for civilian careers and offers companies interested in hiring veterans the opportunity to share advice and network.

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

Transgender Policy

I know there are questions about yesterday's announcement by the President on the transgender policy

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...