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Team SOCOM Joins 2015 Warrior Games

QUANTICO, VA (TSGT Heather Kelly)- The joint U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) Warrior Games team joined more than 250 fellow wounded, ill and injured warriors to kick off the 2015 Warrior Games, June 19. Hosted by the U.S. Marine Corps in Quantico, Va., the inaugural Department of Defense Warrior Games highlight the finest athletes from all U.S. military branches, including …

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Special Operations Wounded Warriors Train for International Competitions

GULF BREEZE, FL – The U.S. Special Operations Command’s Care Coalition recently hosted a training camp for more than 40 wounded, ill and injured Special Operations service members who have been selected to participate in upcoming national and international athletic events. USSOCOM athletes will join competitors from 14 nations in the Invictus games, in London, Sept. 7- 15.  Invictus will …

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SOF Wounded Warriors Train at MacDill

MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE (MSG Larry W. Carpenter) – The U.S. Special Operations Command’s Care Coalition hosted 54 wounded, ill, and injured Special Operations Forces service members on MacDill AFB through the Wounded Warrior Athletic Reconditioning Program (WWARP) for a USSOCOM All-Sports Training Camp March 3 – 7. The weeklong event consisted of six different sports – shooting, archery, track …

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Wounded Warrior Makes Final Jump

Staff Sgt. Johnnie Yellock Jr., a 23rd Special Tactics Squadron combat controller, makes his final jump before being medically retired Oct. 16, Hurlburt Field, Fla. Yellock endured 28 surgeries and two years of intense physical therapy to be able to walk again after his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device during a 2011 deployment to Afghanistan.

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