Injured Veterans Train to Compete in 2019 Warrior Games

U.S. army staff sgt. matthew Lammers (center) reaches out to U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Cory Remsberg after the medal ceremony for indoor rowing at the 2019 Warrior Games in Tampa, Florida. The Warrior Games were established in 2010 as a way to enhance the recovery and rehabilitation of wounded, ill and injured service members and expose them to.

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 · Team Army athletes compete in the powerlifting event for the Department of Defense Warrior Games, June 25, 2019 in the Tampa Convention Center. The DoD Warrior Games.

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TAMPA, Fla. – Tampa will be home this year to the U.S. Department of Defense Warrior Games, which will showcase servicemen and women as well as wounded soldiers competing as they strive to achieve.

 · The 2019 Games marks the first time that the U.S. special operations command will serve as the host for the DoD Warrior Games. Created in 2010, the DoD warrior games introduce wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans to Paralympic-style sports. Warrior Games showcases the resilient spirit of today’s wounded, ill or injured service members from all branches of.

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TAMPA BAY- More than 300 wounded. veterans from all four U.S. military branches, U.S. Special Operations Command and five partner nations are in the Tampa Bay Area until Jun. 30 competing in.

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 · It is expected that nearly 300 wounded, ill, and injured service members and veterans will participate. Athletes will represent the US Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, and SOCOM. There will also be athletes from the UK Armed Forces, Australian Defense Force, Canadian Armed Forces, Armed Forces of the Netherlands, and the Danish Armed Forces will compete in the 2019 Warrior Games.

The 2019. games kicked off Friday in Tampa, Florida, bringing together about 300 wounded, ill, and injured service members and veterans from the United States, as well as other allied nations.