2013 Warrior Games Holds Opening Ceremony in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Team Air Force athletes enter the U.S. Olympic Training Center for the opening ceremony of the 2013 Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 11, 2013. The event, which includes more than 200 wounded, ill, and injured service members and veterans, runs through May 16. DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • Britain's Prince Harry attends the 2013 Warrior Games opening ceremony and meets with British and U.S. athletes at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 11, 2013. DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • Team Air Force athletes enter the opening ceremony for the 2013 Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 11, 2013. DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • Team Army participates in the opening ceremony for the 2013 Warrior Games at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 11, 2013. DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • Britain's Prince Harry, left, and emcee Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Joshua Miles, right, salute during the playing of the national anthem at the opening ceremony of the 2013 Warrior Games at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 11, 2013.   DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • Navy Adm. James A. Winnefeld Jr., vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks to athletes and their families during the opening ceremonies of the 2013 Warrior Games at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 11, 2013. DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • Air Force ultimate champion hopeful Sarah Evans relays the official torch to begin the 2013 Warrior Games at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 11, 2013. DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • Marine Corps Cpl. Anthony McDaniel cheers on his team during the opening ceremony for the 2013 Warrior Games at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 11, 2013. DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • Marine Corps Pfc. Artem Lazukin relays the official torch to begin the 2013 Warrior Games at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 11, 2013. DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • Olympian Missy Franklin, Paralympic medal winner Navy Lt. Bradley Snyder, center, and Britain’s Prince Harry prepare to light the official torch to begin the 2013 Warrior Games at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 11, 2013. DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • Paralympic gold medalist Navy Lt. Bradley Snyder, center, gold medalist Missy Franklin and Britain's Prince Harry light the official torch to begin the 2013 Warrior Games at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 11, 2013. DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • The 2013 Warrior Games torch burns during the opening ceremony for the games in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 11, 2013. DOD photo by EJ Hersom