09 Jul '17, 4pm

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#Veterans

CHICAGO, July 8, 2017 — Medically retired Army Sgt. Jhoonar Barrera sank a free throw with 23.5 seconds remaining on the clock to seal a 56-55 Army victory over Navy in the wheelchair basketball final at the United Center here yesterday during the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games . Barrera, the team captian, said he didn't realize until later that his foul shot would prove to be the game winner, and that he considers the gold medal victory to be a team effort. "After I shot it, in my head, the game's never over until you hear that buzzer, and you don't really think about it," he said. "You wait for that buzzer to go off, but until then you fight like you're dying. It was a team effort, so I'm proud because my team believed in me, and I believed in them. I wanted them to step it up, and they came through for us in the last minutes to help me get to the line. It was ...

Full article: https://www.defense.gov/News/Article/Article/1241252/army...

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