01 May '12, 12am

First lady applauds veterans at Warrior Games

http://www.militarytimes.com/news/2012/04/HOLDap-first-lady-michelle-obama-applauds-veterans-at-warrior-games-043012/ First lady applauds veterans at Warrior Games By Rema Rahman - The Associated Press Posted : Monday Apr 30, 2012 20:28:40 EDT COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — First lady Michelle Obama on Monday applauded more than 200 U.S. servicemen for their courage as she helped open the 2012 Warrior Games, a six-day sports competition for wounded soldiers and veterans in Colorado Springs. The U.S. Olympic Committee is hosting the third annual games, featuring active-duty soldiers and veterans in competitions ranging from swimming to shooting to track and field. Most events will be held at the U.S. Olympic Training Center, and for the first time, the British armed forces sent an 18-member contingent. Mrs. Obama told the athletes that they are an inspiration for all Americans. ...

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