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Photo of the Week: Navy Chief Prepares for the 2015 DoD Warrior Games


2015 Department of Defense Warrior Games Army TrialsIda Malone helps her husband, Navy Chief Logistics Specialist Averill Malone, stretch before cycling during the Navy’s training camp at Naval Base Ventura County to prepare for the 2015 DoD Warrior Games. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)

Click here to view DoD News article about the Camp, as well as the Malone family story.

Who Are You Cheering For?

A Team Navy DoD Warrior Games spectator sign.The DoD Warrior Games are just around the corner! Are you ready??? Show your support by attending the event (at Marine Corps Base Quantico; learn more here) and bringing this sign with you. Cheer loudly for ALL the seriously wounded, ill and injured service members competing, but especially the members of Team Navy! If you can’t attend, please take a photo with this sign and use #TeamNavy when you post it to social media. We hope to see you in the stands!

Photo of the Week: Bullseye!

A Team Navy athlete poses next to three perfect bullseyes during archery practice.It’s one thing to hit the bullseye… but it’s another thing entirely to hit it after passing through an incredibly small target — the mouth of a water bottle! During last week’s DoD Warrior Games training camp at Naval Base Ventura County, Team Navy’s archery athletes looked better than ever — and they had a great time together! They are looking forward to displaying their skills at the Games later this month. Go #TeamNavy!

Above: Retired Navy Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Adrian Mohammed poses next to the speared water bottle, proudly displaying the team’s bullseyes!

Photo of the Week: Archery Practice

Wounded warriors and their NWW non-medical care management team take part in archery practice.#TeamNavy member Navy Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Roel Espino and a fellow Navy Wounded Warrior (NWW) — Safe Harbor enrollee, Navy Cryptologic Technician 1st Class Christina Larson (center), enjoyed archery practice last week at scenic Kokohead, Hawaii. They were joined by members of their local NWW non-medical management team, Navy Senior Chief Personnel Specialist Dean Howell and Margo Crane, during the practice session (far left and right). Espino is training hard in preparation for the 2015 DoD Warrior Games, which are taking place in June in Quantico, Va. Go #TeamNavy! Learn more about NWW support services in Navy Region Hawaii now.

Photo of the Week: VIP Breakfast

A photo of the VIP breakfast during the 2015 DoN Wounded Warrior and Veteran Hiring and Support Conference. Two Navy Wounded Warrior (NWW) – Safe Harbor enrollees – retired Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class James Holbrook and Chief Information System Technician Timothy Pearson – enjoyed a VIP breakfast with Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Manpower & Reserve Affairs) Juan Garcia on May 19. The breakfast took place before the kickoff of the 2015 Department of the Navy Wounded Warrior & Veteran Hiring & Support Conference in San Antonio. During breakfast, the enrollees discussed the job search process and their goals for the future. Learn more about NWW employment and education support now!

ICYMI: The 2015 Team Navy Roster is Available!

A photo from the 2015 Wounded Warrior Pacific Trials.In Case You Missed It: The 2015 Team Navy roster is available online at our Department of Defense Warrior Games page! The seriously wounded, ill and injured Sailors and Coast Guardsmen selected to compete are listed on the page, and additional information about the event will be posted regularly. Please check back for the latest news.