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.


Wounded, injured, ill service members compete in Warrior Games

The official start of the 2013 Warrior Games began when Navy Lt. Bradley Snyder, with the help of Prince Harry and Olympian Missy Franklin, lit the official cauldron May 11 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.


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.


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.


Wasil takes home gold in women’s 1,500 meter hand cycling race

After doctors told her she’d never walk again, Spc. Elizabeth Wasil ditched her wheelchair and pushed herself into the swimming pool.