For LTC Anthony Smith, being part of Team SOCOM, adaptive sports, and the DoD Warrior Games has been “life-changing.”
CMSgt (Ret) Louis Orrie medically retired from the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command in 2016 after thirty years of service.
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This year’s DoD Warrior Games Challenge will be a homecoming for retired MAJ Erik Lewis.
Staff Sergeant (Retired) Adam Foutz will compete for the first time in this year’s DoD Warrior Games Challenge.
On that fateful day, there was a devastating fire on the Bonhomme Richard, which ultimately engulfed the ship.
“I was in Poland in 2018 and fell off of a train car when we were unloading equipment and injured my back, shoulder and neck” said Staff Sgt Robert Ellison
“In the beginning I thought it was the end for me coming to the SRU however I’m now thinking it’s a start. I get a chance to start over..."
In the Army Recovery Care Program, Soldiers have one job…to get better.
Col Theresa Lewis, a registered nurse in the army, spent the last 29 years taking care of Soldiers.
“Being selected to light the torch is as much an honor and privilege as competing for Team Army."
The DoD Warrior Games started in 2010 to enhance the recovery and rehabilitation of wounded service members and veterans through adaptive sports.
More than 200 athletes will come together at Naval Air Station North Island in June for the 2023 Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games.
“But, when I look in the mirror, I see a body that has overcome such adversity. I may be wounded, but trust me, I’m inside the body of a warrior.”
Scott deployed many times in his career, but it would be his deployment in support of Operation Iraqi and Enduring Freedom in 2011 that would stand out.
Staff Sgt. Matt Cable is a two-time cancer survivor, diagnosed with leukemia in 2014.