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Marines Lead 2015 DoD Warrior Games to Ceremonial Close

Members of the Air Force team render honors during the playing of the national anthem at the 2015 Department of Defense Warrior Games closing ceremony at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., June 28, 2015. DoD photo/Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton

WASHINGTON – The 2015 Department of Defense Warrior Games concluded with a ceremony yesterday at Butler Stadium, an open-air venue at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, that serves as parade ground and athletic arena. As the hosting service, the Marine Corps choreographed an event to remember. The Games brought together 250 military athletes... more

Pentagon Increases Small Business Contracts to Disabled Veterans

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The Defense Department finally met its goal last year for awarding contracts to small businesses run by disabled veterans, improving on what was admittedly an "atrocious" record. Steering contracts to disabled vets "was an area in which we have made a lot of progress, but I think we still have some ways to go, and that one is obviously of p... more

Marine Pushes through Pain to Win Warrior Games Gold

Medically retired Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Sarah Rudder runs the 100-meter sprint during the 2015 Department of Defense Warrior Games at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., June 23, 2015. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Terry W. Miller Jr.

MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. – Medically retired Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Sarah Rudder earned gold medals in the women’s 50-meter freestyle and 100-freestyle and a silver medal in the women’s 50-meter backstroke in classification 4.5 in swimming competition at Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center in Manassas, Virginia, June 27 as part of the 201... more

Infantryman Takes Silver in DoD Warrior Games Shot Put

Army trials team tryouts and coaches for the 2015 Department of Defense Warrior Games huddle before basketball practice on Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas, March 28, 2015.(U.S. Army photo/EJ Hersom)

QUANTICO, Va. -- During his inaugural competition at the Department of Defense Warrior Games track and field events, June 23, veteran Army infantryman Spc. Haywood Range III was able to take home a silver medal in shot put. Range competed in men's standing shot put, and competed with a 5-pound shot put. "It feels great," Range said. "I jus... more

Marine Follows Grandfather into Long-Distance Running

Marine Corps Reserve Staff Sgt. Richard Delarosa-Buglewicz pushes ahead to finish first in his heat in the men's open 800-meter track event during the 2015 DoD Warrior Games at Marine Corps Base Quantic., June 23, 2015. (DoD photo/Shannon Collins)

MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. – Marine Corps Reserve Staff Sgt. Richard Delarosa-Buglewicz earned a silver medal in the men’s open 800-meter finals June 23 and plans to compete in swimming June 27 and to run the 1,500-meter June 28 at the 2015 DoD Warrior Games at Marine Corps Base Quantico in Virginia. Delarosa-Buglewicz ran in the 2014 Warr... more

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