Warrior Games Profile - Jarvitz Richmond

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(Editor's Note: From September 28 to October 4, more than 40 athletes representing the Air Force will be in Colorado Springs competing in the 2014 Warrior Games. This is a profile of one of those athletes, providing a behind-the-scenes look at who they are and the sport they represent. Note: Some profile information in the graphics may be outdated due to recent birthdays or events. The most current player information is below.)


Name: Senior Airman Jarvitz Richmond (Ret.)

Team: Warrior Games
Sports: Track and Field, Wheelchair Basketball DOB: 16 October 1987
Birthplace: Greenwood, SC
Hometown: Greenwood, SC
Current Residence: Byron, GA
Injury: PTSD

Personal Profile:

Retired SrA Jarvitz Richmond entered the Air Force on 26 April 2006 as a Public Health Technician. After basic and technical training, Airman Richmond was stationed at Tyndall AFB, Florida, Aviano AB, Italy and retired out of Robins AFB, Georgia. While stationed at Robins, in 2010 he deployed to Afghanistan through a Joint Expeditionary Tasking to assist other branches of service in the medical arena. He is looking forward to competing in the Warrior Games where he will be sprinting in the 100 and 200 meter, shot put, and as a member of the wheelchair basketball team.

Personal/Profession Achievements:

Joint Service Achievement Medal
Associate Degrees in Public Health, Information Management Bachelor Degree in Business Communication