Images: 2014 US Army Warrior Trials
Photo by Suzanne Ovel
Retired Sgt. Matthew Spang serves a ball at sitting volleyball practice during the 2014 U.S. Army Warrior Trials, West Point, N.Y. Spang is from Colorado Springs, Colo. The Army Warrior Trials, June 15-19, are hosted by the Warrior Transition Command and highlight more than 100 Army, Marine and Air Force athletes competing in archery, cycling, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming, track and field, and wheelchair basketball. Participants in the trials include athletes with spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, visual impairment, serious illnesses and amputations. Army Warrior Trials help determine which Army athletes will compete at the 2014 Warrior Games slated for Sept. 28-Oct. 4, Colorado Springs, Colo.