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Team Navy Brings Home 43 Medals from Warrior Games 2015

QUATICO, Va. (NNS) -- The 39 seriously wounded, ill and injured Sailors and Coast Guardsmen who competed on behalf of Team Navy won 43 medals -- including 12 gold medals -- at the sixth annual Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games June 19 - 28 in Quantico, Virginia. Major Gen. Juan G. Ayala, commander, Marine Corps Installations Command, said about the DoD Warrior Games: "This is a holistic approach to ensuring our wounded, ill and injured warriors are given all the tools to recover, reintegrate and be part of a team again. It is a chance once again to put on a jersey and represent their service and represent their country. They are in the game again. It's all about camaraderie and teamwork. They are back in a unit again." In the final days of the games, the volleyball competition ended early for Team Navy. The pressure was on for them to beat Team Special Operations C...

Full article: http://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=87931

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