50 athletes selected for the 2013 Army Warrior Games Team 

 
The Warrior Transition Command has selected the Army Team of wounded, ill and injured soldiers who will participate in the  2013 Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, Colo. Teams will compete against athletes from the Marine Corps, Navy, Coast Guard, Air Force, Special Operations Command and the United Kingdom in a Paralympic-style competition. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Emily Anderson, Warrior Transition Command)

The Warrior Transition Command in Alexandria, Va., has announced the Army Team for the 2013 Warrior Games.

Wounded, ill and injured soldiers and veterans trained and competed for months to be one of 50 athletes representing the Army team.

Army athletes will compete against Marines Corps, Navy, Coast Guard, Air Force, Special Operations Command, and United Kingdom teams at the U.S. Olympic Training Center and U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo.

The Paralympic-style competition for wounded, ill and injured service members allows athletes to compete for gold medals in shooting, swimming, archery, sitting volleyball, cycling, track and field and wheelchair basketball.

In addition to winners in each event, the Warrior Games feature a pentathlon format Ultimate Warrior competition and the Chairman’s Cup which is awarded to the team with the highest medal score.

Warrior Games showcase the resilient spirit of wounded, ill, and injured service members from all branches of the military who have overcome significant physical and behavioral health challenges.

The 2013 Army Warrior Games Team:

Charles Allen – Army veteran

Spc. Quintarious Almon – Community Based Warrior Transition Unit-Alabama

Staff Sgt. Spencer Anderson II – Fort Carson, Colo.

Sgt. Joshua Andrew – Warrior Transition Unit, Joint Base Lewis McChord, Wash.

Maj. John Arbino – Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Belvoir, Va.

Charles Armstead – Army veteran

Spc. Alaina Barnes – Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Knox, Ky.

Capt. Frank Barroqueiro – Community Based Warrior Transition Unit-Florida

Spc. Jon Brancheau – Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Bliss, Texas

Staff Sgt. David Carte – Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Bliss, Texas

Ashley Crandall – Army veteran

Staff Sgt. Krisell Creager-Lumpkins – Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Carson, Colo.

Maj. Thomas Davis – Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Sam Houston, Texas

Lt. Col. Daniel Dudek – Warrior Transition Command, Alexandria, Va.

Staff Sgt. Carlton Duncan – Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Chanda Gaeth – Army veteran

Master Sgt. Rhoden Galloway – Warrior Transition Command, Fort Sam Houston, Texas

James Green Jr. – Army veteran

Michael Grover – Army veteran

Capt. Lacey Hamilton – Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Meade, Md.

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Alan Hart –Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Gordon, Ga.

Sean Hook – Army veteran

Michael Kacer – Army veteran

Sgt. Sean Karpf – Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Md.

Staff Sgt. Michael Lage – Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Sam Houston, Texas

Jeremy Lee – Army veteran

Margaux Mange – Army veteran

Sgt. Delvin Maston – Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Sam Houston, Texas

Chad McDuffee – Army veteran

Sgt. Ryan Mcintosh -- Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Sam Houston, Texas

Blake McMinn – Army veteran

Staff Sgt. Anthony Misuraca – Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Gordon, Ga.

Sgt. Edward Patton Jr. – Community Based Warrior Transition Unit-Florida

Michael Phillips – Army veteran

Spc. Quinton Picone – Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Sam Houston, Texas

Anthony Pone – Army veteran

Perry Price – Army veteran

Luis Puertas – Army veteran

Will Reynolds – Army veteran

Staff Sgt. Nathan Robbins – Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Bliss, Texas

Anthony Robinson – Army veteran

JR Salzman – Army veteran

Sgt. 1st Class Keoki Smythe – Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Carson, Colo.

Juan Soto – Army veteran

Sgt. Monica Southall – Community Based Warrior Transition Unit-Virginia

Lance Thornton – Army veteran

Spc. Elizabeth Wasil – Fort Carson, Colo.

Jessie White – Army veteran

Staff Sgt. Curtis Winston – Hawaii

Sgt. Kendall York – Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Bragg, N.C.

The Warrior Transition Command, or WTC, is a major subordinate command under the U.S. Army Medical Command.

WTC’s mission is to develop, coordinate and integrate the Army’s Warrior Care and Transition Program for wounded, ill and injured soldiers, veterans and their families.

For more information on the Warrior Transition Command or the Army’s Warrior Games team visit: www.WTC.army.mil, or follow on Facebook at http://facebook.com/army