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MILITARY ADAPTIVE SPORTS VIRTUAL CHALLENGE

From Sept. 13-17 the world is invited to tune in as wounded, ill, and injured service members compete in the Military Adaptive Sports Virtual Challenge. Military adaptive sports programs provide opportunities for wounded, ill, and injured service members to use sports and fitness as unique means of rehabilitation and recovery. Warrior athletes from across the globe, representing the U.S. Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Special Operations Command, as well as from ally nation Ukraine, will compete in virtual athletic challenges, including powerlifting, golf, track, archery, cycling, shooting, wheelchair basketball, swimming, indoor rowing, and field, which will be live-streamed across social media.

Sample Social Media Posts

You can use these to help us spread the word about this one-of-a-kind event. Please feel free to adjust the post as needed and make sure to share with your friends, family and anyone you think may be interested in watching.

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Sample 1 - Adaptive sports is a crucial part of the recovery journey for so many wounded, ill, and injured service members, and we’re excited to co-host the Military Adaptive Sports Virtual Challenge from Sept.13-17! Be sure to tune in as [service branch] warrior athletes compete in virtual athletic competitions like archery, cycling, powerlifting, indoor rowing, track, and more.
 

Sample 2 - Mark your calendars for Sept. 13-17 as warrior athletes representing the U.S. Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Special Operations Command, as well as from ally nation Ukraine, compete in the Military Adaptive Sports Virtual Challenge. Tune in and cheer these elite athletes on as they compete in virtual athletic competitions, including archery, cycling, powerlifting, indoor rowing, track, and more.
 

Sample 3 - TODAY is the day! Warrior athletes from the U.S. Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Special Operations Command, as well as from ally nation Ukraine are competing in [insert sports] at [insert times]. We’ll be live-streaming the action to tune in and support these warriors!
 

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Sample 1 - Mark your calendars for the Military Adaptive Sports Virtual Challenge from Sept. 13-17 and tune in LIVE on Facebook! [NOTE: Link to event page on FB is www.facebook.com/airforcewoundedwarrior]
 

Sample 2 - Team [insert service branch] athletes are competing TODAY in [insert sports] so tune in and support these warriors! [NOTE: Link to event page on FB is www.facebook.com/airforcewoundedwarrior]
 

Sample 3 - TODAY is the day! Athlete warriors compete in the Military Adaptive Sports Virtual Challenge! It’s live-streamed on FB, so check it out! [NOTE: Link to event page on FB is www.facebook.com/airforcewoundedwarrior]

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The Military Adaptive Sports Virtual Challenge continues to prove how there is nothing stopping these warriors from… https://t.co/s1037DHY8B
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22 military veterans die by suicide every day. It is the second leading cause of death for post-9/11 veterans, whic… https://t.co/PxoOTnhJJc
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Today is the last day of the Military Adaptive Sports Virtual Challenge! Join us on the AFW2 Facebook page at 2pm… https://t.co/qErWCvauzY
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RT @usairforce: Today is POW/MIA Recognition Day. We recognize the more than half-million service members who have, at one time, been held…
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Warrior athletes are going strong and adapting to their environment during the sport challenges. We also had AFW2 W… https://t.co/aQ364o9nHB
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The indoor rowing challenge is LIVE! Tune in and cheer on your fellow warriors! 💪 https://t.co/tHesG7P3j0
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It is day 4⃣ of the Military Adaptive Sports Virtual Challenge and we have the indoor rowing challenge coming at yo… https://t.co/mNiM3fpRkl
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Warrior athletes showed no signs of slowing down during the second day of the Military Adaptive Sports Virtual Chal… https://t.co/zhKN8s9GH4
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This #WarriorWednesday we recognize Major Jesse Bogart who serves as an Aircraft Maintenance Officer. In 2015, Jess… https://t.co/Q8S54yV5bG
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Wheelchair Basketball challenge is LIVE! Check out the event here: https://t.co/0Cuwvu6pKm
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Who's ready for some wheelchair basketball?? 🏀 In the next hour, we will be LIVE with the last adaptive sports ch… https://t.co/6y5JMeJHlv
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We have the Military Adaptive Sports Virtual Challenge shooting results coming at you LIVE in the next hour! Tune… https://t.co/InJ6YtJW01
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Cycling challenge is now LIVE! Tune in to the AFW2 Facebook page and show your support! https://t.co/166TXwE9eL
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We are halfway through the Military Adaptive Sports Virtual Challenge! 💪 Take some time out of your day and tune i… https://t.co/r1dhhpjVP1
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Check out the video below to see a recap of yesterday's events during the Military Adaptive Sports Virtual Challeng… https://t.co/thVuZaih5v
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