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Archived Events

Army Trials 2017

Warrior Care and Transition will host Army Trials 2017, April 2-6, at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Tx. About 80 wounded, ill and injured active-duty Soldiers and veterans from across the country will compete for the opportunity to represent Team Army at the 2017 DoD Warrior Games, June 30 - July 8, in Chicago.

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.

Army Trials Competition Schedule Events

Date Time (UTC) Event Location Results
Sunday
02 April 17
0800 Cycling Competition Tank Trail Caisson and Rifleman Cycling
1900-2100 WCB Assessment Soto Gym  
Monday
03 April 17
0800-UTC Shooting Competition Milam Gym Shooting
1900-2100 SVB Assessment Soto Gym
Tuesday
04 April 17
0800 Archery Competition Stout Track Archery
1900-2100 WCBB Assessment Soto Gym
Wednesday
05 April 17
0800 Track & Field Competition Milam Gym Track and Field
1900-2100 SVB Assessment Soto Gym  
Thursday
06 April 17
0800 Swimming Competition Aquatic Center Swimming
The total number of events is 7

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Department of Defense Announces Invictus Games 2017 Team Members

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WCT Announces Team Army for 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games

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Army Warrior Care and Transition to highlight eligibility criteria

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2017 National Defense Authorization Act and Presidential Executive Order and Soldiers in transition employment

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2017 Wounded Warrior Trials Commence

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