July 4, 2017
Archers Match Arrow for Arrow, Forcing Shootout at Warrior Games
Archers matched arrow for arrow, forcing a shootout in two medal rounds during the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games in Chicago.
July 3, 2017
Athletes Run, Roll to Finish During Warrior Games Track Events
Medically retired Army Sgt. Ryan Major kicked off the track events, finishing first in the men’s 100-meter wheelchair race, during the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games in Chicago.
Face of Defense: Chief Warrant Officer Follows His Dreams
FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii —
Army Chief Warrant Officer 5 Mark Parr, the command chief warrant officer for the 8th Theater Sustainment Command, said he doesn’t fit the mold for those who follow their dreams. Certain he would someday be a pilot, Parr was crushed as a child when he was told his eyesight wasn't good enough.
Army Athletes Smash Track Records at Warrior Games
Medically retired soldiers Spc. Michael Stephens and Sgt. 1st Class Adam Blow proved they know the less-dangerous meaning of the word explosive, as Blow guided Stephens to record-breaking times during the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games.
July 2, 2017
Army Veteran Pushes Through PTSD; Hopes to Break Records
Medically retired Army Staff Sgt. Megan Grudzinski hopes to break her own records from last year’s Department of Defense Warrior Games.
DoD Warrior Games Open With 265 Participants, Celebrities
About 265 wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans representing teams from U.S., U.K. and Australian forces are competing in Chicago in sports ranging from shooting and archery to wheelchair basketball.
June 30, 2017
Service Dogs Get Paws-On Training
HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD, Ga. —
Soldiers with the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade at Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia, hosted a walk-through for a special group of dogs in training to become service dogs for veterans with post-traumatic stress and the visually impaired.
Face of Defense: Airman's Commitment to Service Runs in the Family
EASTOVER, S.C. —
“Service to others is what makes this country great,” said Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Edward Snyder, the public affairs superintendent for the South Carolina Air National Guard’s 169th Fighter Wing in Eastover. His 31 years of service is a testament to his commitment to serve his country.
June 23, 2017
Tunnel Detectors Ferret Out Enemy Below Ground
On the battlefield, detecting secretive underground tunnels has been a challenge that has been answered by the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center's engineers at the Geotechnical and Structural Laboratory in Vicksburg, Mississippi.
June 22, 2017
Army Divers Inspect Fort Eustis Port Facility
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. —
Army deep-sea divers assigned to the 74th Engineer Dive Detachment sharpened their underwater skills during a June 20 mission at the unit’s base at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.