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April 30, 2018

Face of Defense: Late Sister’s Cancer Struggle Helps Soldier Persevere

Soldiers train to overcome challenges and adversity to complete the mission, but no amount of training can help prepare for certain personal hardships. Breast cancer survivor Army Maj. Yazmin Feliciano said her sister's valiant, but losing, battle against cancer helped to strengthen her resolve to keep fighting.

Feb. 10, 2018

Soldier Takes Aim Toward DoD Warrior Games and Beyond

As Army Staff Sgt. Ross Alewine trains for the Army trials and a chance to compete at the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games, he is preparing himself for his future after the Army and beyond the Games.

Dec. 22, 2017

Face of Defense: Soldier Proves Miracles Do Happen

Army Sgt. Aaron Averre is a walking, talking miracle. He had lost most of his memory after a seizure. But after enduring brain surgery and a lengthy, difficult recovery, Averre and his wife, Tonya, are expecting a baby girl in January. He credits Fort Bragg’s Warrior Transition Battalion with the success of his ongoing recovery.

Nov. 7, 2017

California Surfing Clinic Assists Wounded Warriors' Recovery

Naval Medical Center San Diego's staff has assisted more than 1,500 wounded, ill and injured service members from all branches in their recovery through surfing.

Nov. 1, 2017

Life With Lizzy: How a Service Dog Is Helping One Combat Veteran Reconnect

Army Master Sgt. Leigh Michel found a way to recover from her invisible and physical wounds from the war zone, through the help of her service dog Lizzy.

Sept. 25, 2017

Captain Excited to Lead U.S. Team at Invictus Games

A pilot who returned to active duty after losing her leg to an accident said she's honored to lead the U.S. team at the Invictus Games in Toronto.

Sept. 24, 2017

Third Invictus Games Adaptive Sports Competition Kicks Off in Toronto

Competitors, celebrities, royalty and spectators came together in Toronto to kick off the 2017 Invictus Games where more than 550 wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans from 17 nations will compete in 12 sporting events.

Oct. 18, 2016

DoD to Host ‘Warrior Care in the 21st Century’ Symposium

Despite an increase in the severity of injuries, troops on the battlefield are surviving better than ever before. U.S. military officials and their allies have made a priority of taking care of those wounded returning from war.

Nov. 21, 2015

Air Force Team Wins Sitting Volleyball Tournament

Adaptive-sport athletes excelled during 5th Annual Warrior Care Month Joint Services Sitting Volleyball Tournament held at the Pentagon.

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