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    Army Announces 2013 Warrior Games Team

    ALEXANDRIA, VA, UNITED STATES

    04.03.2013

    Story by Staff Sgt. Emily Anderson 

    Warrior Transition Command

    Alexandria, Va. – The Warrior Transition Command announced the Army team for the 2013 Warrior Games today. Wounded, ill and injured soldiers and veterans trained and competed for months to be one of 50 athletes representing the Army team. Army athletes will compete against Marines Corps, Navy/Coast Guard, Air Force, Special Operations Command, and United Kingdom teams May 11-16 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center and U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo.

    The Paralympic-style competition for wounded, ill and injured service members allows athletes to compete for gold medals in shooting, swimming, archery, sitting volleyball, cycling, track and field and wheelchair basketball. In addition to winners in each event, Warrior Games feature a pentathlon format Ultimate Warrior competition and the Chairman’s Cup which is awarded to the team with the highest medal score.

    Warrior Games showcase the resilient spirit of wounded, ill, and injured service members from all branches of the military who have overcome significant physical and behavioral health challenges.

    The 2013 Army Warrior Games Team:

    Mr. Charles Allen – Army veteran

    Spc. Quintarious Almon – Community Based Warrior Transition Unit-Alabama

    Staff Sgt. Spencer Anderson II – Fort Carson, Colo.

    Sgt. Joshua Andrew – Warrior Transition Unit, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

    Maj. John Arbino – Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Belvoir, Va.

    Mr. Charles Armstead – Army veteran

    Spc. Alaina Barnes – Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Knox, Ky.

    Cpt. Frank Barroqueiro – Community Based Warrior Transition Unit-Florida

    Spc. Jon Brancheau – Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Bliss, Texas

    Staff Sgt. David Carte – Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Bliss, Texas

    Ms. Ashley Crandall – Army veteran

    Staff Sgt. Krisell Creager-Lumpkins – Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Carson, Colo.

    Maj. Thomas Davis – Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Sam Houston, Texas

    Lt. Col. Daniel Dudek – Warrior Transition Command, Alexandria, Va.

    Staff Sgt. Carlton Duncan – Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Bragg, N.C.

    Ms. Chanda Gaeth – Army veteran

    Master Sgt. Rhoden Galloway – Warrior Transition Command, Fort Sam Houston, Texas

    Mr. James Green Jr. – Army veteran

    Mr. Michael Grover– Army veteran

    Capt. Lacey Hamilton – Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Meade, Md.

    Chief Warrant Officer 2 Alan Hart – Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Gordon, Ga.

    Mr. Sean Hook – Army veteran

    Mr. Michael Kacer – Army veteran

    Sgt. Sean Karpf – Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Md.

    Staff Sgt. Michael Lage – Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Sam Houston, Texas

    Mr. Jeremy Lee – Army veteran

    Ms. Margaux Mange – Army veteran

    Sgt. Delvin Maston – Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Sam Houston, Texas

    Mr. Chad McDuffee – Army veteran

    Sgt. Ryan Mcintosh – Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Sam Houston, Texas

    Mr. Blake McMinn – Army veteran

    Staff Sgt. Anthony Misuraca – Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Gordon, Ga.

    Sgt. Edward Patton Jr. – Community Based Warrior Transition Unit-Florida

    Mr. Michael Phillips – Army veteran

    Spc. Quinton Picone – Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Sam Houston, Texas

    Mr. Anthony Pone – Army veteran

    Mr. Perry Price – Army veteran

    Mr. Luis Puertas – Army veteran

    Mr. Will Reynolds – Army veteran

    Staff Sgt. Nathan Robbins – Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Bliss, Texas

    Mr. Anthony Robinson – Army veteran

    Mr. JR Salzman – Army veteran

    Sgt. 1st Class Keoki Smythe – Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Carson, Colo.

    Mr. Juan Soto – Army veteran

    Sgt. Monica Southall – Community Based Warrior Transition Unit-Virginia

    Mr. Lance Thornton – Army veteran

    Spc. Elizabeth Wasil – Fort Carson, Colo.

    Mr. Jessie White – Army veteran

    Staff Sgt. Curtis Winston – Hawaii

    Sgt. Kendall York – Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Bragg, N.C.

    The Warrior Transition Command is a major subordinate command under the U.S. Army Medical Command. WTC's mission is to develop, coordinate and integrate the Army's Warrior Care and Transition Program for wounded, ill and injured soldiers, veterans and their families.

    For more information on the Warrior Transition Command or the Army’s Warrior Games team visit: www.WTC.army.mil, follow on Facebook at http://facebook.com/armyWTC or Twitter at http://twitter.com/armyWTC.

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    Date Taken: 04.03.2013
    Date Posted: 04.03.2013 17:24
    Story ID: 104552
    Location: ALEXANDRIA, VA, US 
    Hometown: ALEXANDRIA, VA, US
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