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  • Air Force Wounded Warrior Trials begin

    Wounded warriors joined together here April 7 to celebrate the opening ceremonies of the first Air Force trials competition at the Warrior Fitness Center.

  • Pearl Harbor-Hickam set to host first Wounded Warrior Pacific Invitational

    Thirty Air Force wounded warriors will face off against 90 other athletes during the first Wounded Warrior Pacific Invitational hosted by Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Jan. 8-10.The week-long event will be the largest joint-service competition to take place outside of the annual Warrior Games.

  • Warrior Games 2013: AF earns silver, bronze archery medals

    Retired Tech. Sgt. Corey Carter narrowly lost to the Army's Jessie White in the Warrior Games archery competition at Clune Arena here May 15.White scored 27 to defeat Carter, ending the bronze compound match, 107-106."I had the lead, and I should have kept it," said Carter, who also competed in the

  • Warrior Games 2013: AF cyclists win 3 medals

    Air Force cyclists took home three medals in the Warrior Games 2013 cycling competition at Falcon Stadium May 12.Maj. Scott Bullis of Peterson Air Force Base took first place in the men's recumbent cycle race to win the Air Force's first gold medal of this year's Warrior Games."This is my first

  • Royalty visits Academy, provides awareness for Warrior Games

    British royalty was on hand to kick off Warrior Games and to have a bit of fun with cadets here May 12.His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales, also known as Prince Harry, made a stop in Colorado Springs and the Academy during his week-long visit to the United States to raise awareness for Warrior

  • Academy hosts Warrior Games sports camp

    Air Force wounded warriors are participating in a sports camp here through Feb. 2 in their quest to represent the Air Force in the 2013 Warrior Games.Fifty-four candidates are participating in the sports camp, which includes events such as track and field, basketball, volleyball, swimming,

  • Getting Airmen back in the 'Games'

    Many Airmen have served honorably in the Air Force, but due to wounds, illnesses or injuries are no longer able to serve in the capacities they did before. The Warrior Games gives those Airmen a chance to serve again.The games, scheduled for May 11-17 in Colorado Springs, are designed to introduce

  • Air Force Academy, Colo. Springs to host 2013 Warrior Games

    The 2013 Warrior Games will be held at the U.S. Olympic Training Center and the Air Force Academy May 11-17, the U.S. Olympic Committee announced Monday.More than 200 wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans are expected to participate in 2013, comprising five U.S. teams representing

  • Air Force captures 18 medals at Warrior Games

    The Air Force brought home a team-record 18 medals April 30 through May 5 during the 2012 Warrior Games here.Athletes representing the Air Force medaled in volleyball and wheelchair basketball for the first time, earning bronze medals in both as well as earning two silver medals and one gold medal

  • AF swimmers make splash at Warrior Games

    Air Force swimmers proved themselves in the pool May 5 by securing one gold and two silver medals during the 2012 Warrior Games at the U.S. Air Force Academy here.Ryan McGuire secured the silver medals in the men's 100m freestyle single-leg amputation multi-class and the men's 50m freestyle SLA

  • AF represents in Warrior Games track, field events

    The Air Force team brought home nine medals in track and field events May 4 here during the 3rd annual Warrior Games. On the field, Jennifer Stone clutched the silver medal for Air Force in women's shot put open combined with a throw of 10.6m.The Air Force men represented well with two track medals

  • AF shooting team shows at Warrior Games

    The Air Force shooting team competed in the 2012 Warrior Games on May 3 here. Several Air Force shooters advanced to the top eight in their events.- Christopher Aguilera, air pistol open- Ken Gestring, air pistol open- Gregg Rich, air pistol open- Stacy Pearsall, air rifle prone and air rifle

  • AF takes bronze in sitting volleyball

    The Air Force sitting volleyball team defeated the U.S. Special Operations Command team May 3 during the bronze medal game of the Warrior Games here. This was the Air Force's second win over SOCOM in volleyball this week.The Air Force wasn't able to overcome the Army in the previous match and

  • Marines shoot down AF in archery

    Air Force archers went up against teams from each branch of service and the U.S. Special Operations Command May 2 here during the 2012 Warrior Games.The Air Force team had a good showing in the individual and team events, but it wasn't enough to keep the Marines and Army from taking the gold and

  • AF blows past SOCOM volleyball team

    The Air Force sitting volleyball team punished the U.S. Special Operations Command team in two consecutive matches May 1 here during the 2012 Warrior Games. The Air Force team struck first, with Ken Gestring as the server. Air Force pulled out to a 12 point lead, with spikes by Keith Sekora and

  • Air Force takes 2nd, 3rd in men's cycling

    Wounded warriors from around the U.S. and British armed forces battled it out May 1 in the cycling portion of the 2012 Wounded Warrior Games here.In the first event of the week, the Air Force started off strong snagging the silver and bronze medals the in the men's recumbent cycling competition.

  • Air Force dominates SOCOM 41-14

    The Air Force mopped the court with the U.S. Special Operations Command wheelchair basketball team in a 41 - 14 victory May 1 here during the 2012 Warrior Games. Air Force beat SOCOM in their first game of a round-robin series that includes the Army, Navy, Marines and the British Armed

  • Cycling competition concludes at 2012 Warrior Games

    More than 70 U.S. and British wounded warriors completed the 2012 Warrior Games cycling competition at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 1. The U.S. Marine Corps and Army both had first place in wins in two competitions, while U.S. Special Operations Command took first in