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Army rallies for big wins, 2012 Warrior Games track and field competition

Army veteran Chess Johnson takes his mark at the starting line during the 2012 Warrior Games track and field competition at the U.S. Air Force Academy, May 4, 2012. Johnson, from Port Orchard, Wash., lost his right eye to an enemy sniper bullet during his second deployment to Iraq. He continues to compete in a variety of athletic pursuits.



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This work, Army rallies for big wins, 2012 Warrior Games track and field competition [Image 5 of 5], by SGT Jennifer Spradlin, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.04.2012

Date Posted:05.05.2012 14:05

Photo ID:573072

VIRIN:120504-O-OP586-409

Resolution:2100x1522

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Location:COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, USGlobe

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