01 May '12, 4pm

You'd never know he was shot multiple times at a point blank range #WarriorGames

You'd never know he was shot multiple times at a point blank range #WarriorGames

SCHWEINFURT, Germany (April 30, 2012) -- He checks his recurve bow and slips the string taunt on the lower tip, loops the strung end on the outside of his foot, then slides the other end through the top. With steely nerves and the finesse of a master weaver, you'd never know he was shot multiple times at a point blank range. Staff Sgt. Ammala Louangketh of C Company, Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe in Schweinfurt will be one of 50 athletes representing the Army in the third annual 2012 Warrior Games. Louangketh has served the U.S. Army for 19 years. This will be the second time he's competed in the games. Athletes from the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Special Operations will compete from April 30 to May 5, in Colorado Springs, Colo. The athletes are wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans who will compete in archery, cycling, wheelchair basketball, ...

Full article: http://www.army.mil/article/78884/Schweinfurt_wounded_Sol...

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Keep up with all the action at the 2012 #WarriorGames #OCPA

Keep up with all the action at the 2012 #Warrio...

defense.gov 01 May '12, 12pm

First Lady, Chairman Recognize Athletes at Warrior Games Opening First Lady Michelle Obama and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey...

#MichelleObama: one of the best parts of my job is spending time with all of you #WarriorGames

#MichelleObama: one of the best parts of my job...

af.mil 01 May '12, 2pm

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AFNS) -- Hundreds of wounded warriors, family members and supporters gathered here for the openin...

First lady applauds veterans at Warrior Games

militarytimes.com 01 May '12, 12am

http://www.militarytimes.com/news/2012/04/HOLDap-first-lady-michelle-obama-applauds-veterans-at-warrior-games-043012/ Firs...

A Soldier recently received a Broken Wing Award. If you don't know what that is, find out here:

A Soldier recently received a Broken Wing Award...

army.mil 01 May '12, 6pm

FORT RUCKER, Ala. (April 26, 2012) -- Friends and Family members gathered at the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center ...

First Lady, Chairman Recognize Athletes at #War...

defense.gov 01 May '12, 6am

First Lady, Chairman Recognize Athletes at Warrior Games Opening By Nick Simeone American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON,...

Warrior Games emphasize fitness, teamwork: Similar to the Paralympics Games, the event showcases the high level

Warrior Games emphasize fitness, teamwork: Simi...

army.mil 27 Apr '12, 12pm

FORT CARSON, Colo. (April 26, 2012) -- On a clear, Colorado day, the best athletes of the Army wounded warrior community g...

News: Wounded troops fly to US for Warrior Games

mod.uk 27 Apr '12, 11am

The Warrior Games, an annual event hosted by the US Olympic Committee (USOC), start next week and will see wounded, injure...

Royal Marine helps America’s First Lady open ma...

royalnavy.mod.uk 01 May '12, 1pm

The green beret is one of 18 British servicemen and women taking part in five-day-long Warrior Games in Colorado alongside...

via @DeptOfDefense President Pays Tribute to Wounded Warriors on Soldier Ride #Military #Defense

via @DeptOfDefense President Pays Tribute to Wo...

defense.gov 21 Apr '12, 4pm

President Pays Tribute to Wounded Warriors on Soldier Ride By Terri Moon Cronk American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, A...

Daily Blog Read "10 Things I’ll NEVER Do To My Body"

Daily Blog Read "10 Things I’ll NEVER Do To My ...

kenwooi.com 02 May '12, 4pm

The one thing we’re certainly in control is none other than our own body. Love it, hate it – the body is there for us to m...

DoD reports gaps in care of wounded warriors - Marine Corps Times

DoD reports gaps in care of wounded warriors - ...

marinecorpstimes.com 22 Apr '12, 2pm

http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/2012/04/marine-defense-department-dod-gaps-in-care-of-wounded-warriors-042212w/ DoD r...