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. Motivated, dedicated - a step above the rest
They may be dramatically visible – a missing limb or facial scar. They may also dwell beneath the skin’s surface as mental trauma that persists long after its elicited events. For many veterans, their wounds are obstacles; but for one, there is nothing that can hinder his strive for excellence.After serving 14 years, a misfortune occurred that
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2018
Master Sgt. Benjamin Seekell is featured on the marketing campaign for the Department of Defense Warrior Games at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. (Department of Defense image provided by Warrior Games) 2018 Warrior Games recap: Day 1 competition
The 2018 Warrior Games officially kick-off June 2 here, and Team Air Force came out with a strong start, claiming 66 medals across track and field events. Some of the many standouts for the day were Brent Campfield, Heather Carter, Ken Guinn, Lawrence Hufford and Julie Walker, who each broke a Warrior Games records. Following the Air Force is Team
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2018
Medically retired Air Force Senior Airman Karah Behrend prepares to throw discus during the 2018 DoD Warrior Games at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., June 2, 2018. The sisters met for the first time in person at the games. DoD photo by EJ Hersom Retired Airman Meets Biological Sister at DoD Warrior Games
Medically retired Air Force Senior Airman Karah Behrend won gold medals in discus and shot put so far at the 2018 Defense Department Warrior Games, but she received her biggest thrill by a first-time meeting with her biological sister, Crystal Boyd.
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2018
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein speaks as deputy chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Air Force Gen. Paul Selva stands by during opening ceremonies for the 2018 Warrior Games at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., June 2, 2018. DoD photo by EJ Hersom Senior Military Leaders, Celebrities Signal Start of DoD Warrior Games
Senior military leaders and celebrities joined together during opening ceremonies to signal the official start of the 2018 Defense Department Warrior Games at the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, Colo.
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2018
U.S. Air Force Wounded Warrior Master Sgt. Kenneth Guinn, 325th Civil Engineering Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Logistics section chief, wears an elevation training mask at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., May 15, 2018.  The mask helps prepare him to compete in the higher elevation levels of Colorado, where the 2018 Warrior Games is scheduled to take place. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Delaney Gonzales/Released) EOD Wounded Warrior takes long strides toward recovery
U.S. Air Force Wounded Warrior Master Sgt. Kenneth Guinn, 325th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal logistics section chief, will set foot in the opening ceremony of the 2018 Wounded Warrior Games. Alongside him is 39 team members who were selected from over 300 applicants.
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2018
Donald Malloy, a veteran Army captain, sits on a glider’s passenger seat prior to an orientation flight for the wounded warriors May 8, 2018, at the Air Force Academy, Colo. The 94th Flying Training Squadron partnered with the Soaring Eagle Foundation and Wounded Warrior Program to fly eight veterans aboard the Academy’s glider. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Julius Delos Reyes) Wounded warriors soar over Academy
Eight wounded warrior veterans received an opportunity to soar over the Air Force Academy May 8. The 94th Flying Training Squadron facilitated the orientation flight for the veterans.
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2018
Master Sgt. James Stalnaker, 60th Maintenance Squadron, works at his desk at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., March 20, 2017. Master sergeant fights back from TBI, helps fellow Airmen
[NOTE: This story was featured on the Travis website in March 2017. With the increased emphasis on "invisible wounds" we feel it makes a perfect story to bring to our audience.]The work day is over and a master sergeant climbs on his Aprilia Shiver motorcycle and takes off. He’s looking forward to the one-hour ride home. A smile covers his face as
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2018
Comfort light Strength in recovery: victim becomes advocate
It was not the 21st birthday she was expecting. She got off of work at midnight, and her co-worker asked her if she wanted to celebrate. Tired, but still wanting to have some fun, she agreed.
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2018
Warrior Care/Games wheelchair basketball games Warrior CARE/Games final day
The Warrior CARE and Games teams played wheelchair basketball and sitting volleyball scrimmage games on the last day of the two groups' training camps.
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Warrior Care/Games training Day 4 Warrior CARE/Games training Day 4
Wounded warrior athletes trained in various sports specialties on Day 3 of their camp.
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