July 2013 Special Report -  

7/1/2013 12:00 AM 

 National News Landing Rollup


Army wheelchair basketball team – third straight gold medal

Two years ago, the U.S Army ran away with the wheelchair basketball gold medal, defeating the Marine Corps, 44-19, at the 2011 Warrior Games presented by Deloitte.


Gold medalist Maj. John Arbino found inspiration in adaptive sports

On a sunny Friday afternoon, Maj. John Arbino, sitting in a modified sports wheelchair, pushed himself up a ramp to the uppermost level of a parking deck. With the bright blue sky overhead, he turned around and sped back to the bottom.


Guardsman Spc. Jon Brancheau competes in archery, shooting events

Nearly 200 wounded, ill or injured service members from all service branches have gathered at the Air Force Academy to show their team and individual competitive spirits at the 2013 Warrior Games.


Iraq injury leads to recovery and McMinn’s participation in games

Warrior Games athlete and medically retired soldier, Randall "Blake" McMinn, remembers that during his Army career he was taught to leave behind the possibility of failure and the temptation of quitting.


Monica Southall wins track and field gold medals in discus and shot put

Retired Sgt. Monica Y. Southall is working on her goal of finding missing people. But first, she had to find herself.