Wounded Warriors Attend Super Bowl Party at Walter Reed Medical Center

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Two wounded warriors smile as they watch the Super Bowl game during the Super Bowl party at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Feb. 5, 2012. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Dion Dawson
  • Wounded warriors focus on the defense for the New England Patriots during the Super Bowl party at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Feb. 5, 2012. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Dion Dawson
  • A speed painter produces a finished canvas in five minutes and donates it to wounded warriors during the Super Bowl party at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Feb. 5, 2012. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Dion Dawson
  • A speed painter catches his breath as he displays his finished product before the start of the Super Bowl party for wounded warriors at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Feb. 5, 2012. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Dion Dawson
  • Navy Rear Adm. Alton L. Stocks, left, smiles as he and actor Jon Voight attend the Super Bowl party for wounded warriors at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Feb. 5, 2012. Stocks is commanding officer at the medical center. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Dion Dawson
  • A fruit display representing the New England Patriots and New York Giants, the two teams in the Super Bowl, stands on a table during the Super Bowl party for wounded warriors at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Feb. 5, 2012. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Dion Dawson
  • Pies line the desert table during the Super Bowl party for wounded warriors at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Feb. 5, 2012. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Dion Dawson
  • Washington Redskins cheerleaders sign autographs and pose for photos with wounded warriors and the staff during the Super Bowl party at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Feb. 5, 2012. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Dion Dawson
  • Actor Jon Voight, right, poses for a picture with a wounded warrior during the Super Bowl party at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Feb. 5, 2012. Voight also talked with wounded warriors and signed autographs. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Dion Dawson
  • A Lady Gaga impersonator puts on a show for everyone at half time during the Super Bowl party at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Feb. 5, 2012. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Dion Dawson
  • Marine Sgt. John Peck, a quadruple amputee wounded two years ago in Helmand
province, Afghanistan, and his mother, Lisa Peck, attend the Super Bowl party for wounded warriors at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Feb. 5, 2012. DOD photo by Donna Miles
  • Army Sgt. Kevin Gaton, a 101st Airborne Division soldier who lost his leg
following an attack in Afghanistan in July 2010, poses with Roy Jefferson, a former wide receiver for the Washington Redskins, during the Super Bowl
party for wounded warriors at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Feb. 5, 2012. DOD photo by Donna Miles