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    Marine Corps Wounded Warrior Regiment announces 2013 Warrior Games team

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    Marine Corps Wounded Warrior Regiment

    MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va., (March 18, 2013)-- The Marine Corps Wounded Warrior Regiment hosted the third annual Marine Corps Trials aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 1- 6. The Trials served as a preamble for the Regiment’s Warrior Athlete Reconditioning program to select 50 athletes to represent the Corps at the 2013 Warrior Games.

    The Warrior Games is a Paralympic-style competition for wounded, ill and injured service members. The All-Marine Warrior Games Team will go head to head against the other branches of the Armed Forces May 11-17, at the Olympic Training Center and the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. The All-Marine team will defend their first place title by competing in swimming, shooting, cycling, wheelchair basketball, archery, volleyball, and track and field.

    Here is your 2013 All-Marine Warrior Games Team:

    Gunnery Sgt. Nicole Adams- West
    Cpl. Josue Barron- Veteran
    Staff Sgt. Mathew Benack- Veteran
    Cpl. Zach Blair- Veteran
    Gunnery Sgt. Keith Buckmon- Veteran
    Sgt. Rafael Cervantes- West
    Cpl. Marcus Chischilly- West
    Lance Cpl. Brennan Cleveland- East
    Sgt. Evan Davis- Veteran
    Cpl. Breanna Dill- West
    Sgt. Kristie Ennis- West
    Cpl. Angel Gomez- Veteran
    Cpl. Travis Greene- Veteran
    Cpl. Ray Hennagir- Veteran
    Lance Cpl. Joshua Jablon- Veteran
    Staff Sgt. Ronnie Jimenez- West
    Gunnery Sgt. Bryce Keene- East
    Cpl. Kevork Khachadorian- East
    PFC Artem Lazukin- West
    Capt. Derek Lui- Veteran
    Sgt. Steven Lunt- Veteran
    Lance Cpl. Levi Marshall- Veteran
    Sgt. Gabriel Martinez- Veteran
    Sgt. Anthony McDaniel- Veteran
    Sgt. Clayton McDaniel- West
    Cpl. Steward Moss- East
    Master Sgt. Dionisias Nicholas- Veteran
    Sgt. Bobby Norman- Veteran
    Staff Sgt. Jason Pennock- West
    Sgt. Kenneth Perio- West
    Lance Cpl. Luke Prentice- Veteran
    Staff Sgt. Jason Quinones- West
    Cpl. Jonathan Ray - West
    Cpl. Kyle Reid- West
    Sgt. Brian Riley- Veteran
    Sgt. Eric Rodriguez- West
    Capt. Richard Rush - Veteran
    Cpl. Jorge Salazar- West
    Staff Sgt. Jauntianne Saleigh- West
    Cpl. Ivan Sears- East
    Staff Sgt. Phillip Shockley- East
    Sgt. Joey Smith- Veteran
    Cpl. Richard Stalder- Veteran
    Sgt. Joseph Taschler- West
    Sgt. Jorge Toledo- West
    Master Gunnery Sgt. Bill Van Hoy- West
    Sgt. Allen Young- West
    Sgt. Lori Yrigoyen- West

    The Warrior Games are open to the public. For a list of events please go to: http://shooting.usoc.org/US-Paralympics/Military/Warrior-Games-presented-by-Deloitte/Competition-Schedules.aspx

    The United States Marine Corps Wounded Warrior Regiment provides and facilitates non-medical care to combat and non-combat wounded, ill, and injured Marines, and sailors attached to or in direct support of Marine units and their family members in order to assist them as they return to duty or transition to civilian life. The Regimental Headquarters element, located in Quantico, Va., commands the operations of two Wounded Warrior Battalions located at Camp Pendleton, Calif., and Camp Lejeune, N.C., and multiple detachments in locations around the globe.

    For more information on the USMC Wounded Warrior Regiment or the Warrior Athlete Reconditioning program go to: www.woundedwarriorregiment.org, http://Facebook.com/wwr.usmc, or call the Sgt. Merlin German Wounded Warrior Call Center 24/7 at (877) 487-6299.



    Date Taken: 03.19.2013
    Date Posted: 03.19.2013 10:43
    Story ID: 103715
    Location: QUANTICO, VA, US 

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