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Watch for a look at #TeamNavy on Day 1 at the #USNavy-hosted @DeptOfDefense #WarriorGames in #Chicago

CHICAGO (NNS) -- Team Navy kicked off the annual Department of Defense Warrior Games June 30 in Chicago, Illinois, with competition in shooting, wheelchair basketball and sitting volleyball. Thirty-nine wounded warrior athletes are competing on behalf of Team Navy this year. They join approximately 225 service members from the other branches of the U.S. military, as well as the United Kingdom and Australia. The Warrior Games is an event that introduces wounded, ill, and injured service members and veterans to Paralympic-style sports. The Navy, in partnership with the city of Chicago, is hosting this year's event. This year marks the first time the DoD Warrior Games have been held off a military installation. The Games demonstrate the incredible potential of wounded warriors through competitive sports and provides a tremendous healing power for athletes. The competition pro...

Full article: http://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=101303

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