At first, it looks like your average game of volleyball, but at a second glance it's something bigger.
Chief Master Sargent Damian Orslene was wounded in an explosion in Iraq in 2007. Now, after six years of surgeries and complications, he's the vocal leader of the Air Force Warrior... more »
For the fourth year in a row, athletes from all of the military branches train and compete in Olympic style games. But these are no ordinary competitors. Injured veterans are currently in training for the 4th annual Wounded Warrior Games in Colorado Springs.
Scott Palomino joined the US Air... more »
Leaders from Fort Carson and Colorado Springs pledged continued support for each other, renewing a community covenant to help soldiers and their families. The Secretary of the Army, John McHugh, signed off on the deal as well.
Secretary McHugh was in Colorado Springs as his boss, President Obama, is... more »
Many of this year's incoming freshmen at the U.S. Air Force Academy were born in 1993; making them eight years old during the September 11th terrorist attack. One cadet pointed out that she didn't know exactly what was going on, but the panic and distress left an impact on her.... more »
It was a celebration of competition and showcase of the American spirit during opening ceremonies for the Warrior Games at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. 220 athletes from all branches of the military who have suffered injuries during war were greeted by cheers as they marched down the... more »
Colorado Springs, May 9--------The U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC), the Department of Defense, presenting sponsor Deloitte, and the United Service Organizations (USO) are bringing the Warrior Games again to Colorado Springs next Monday. The competition, which is a joint effort between the USOC and the Department of Defense, will take place... more »
A Cheyenne Mountain High School graduate is one of hundreds of wounded service members from around the world competing in this week's warrior games in Colorado Springs. News First's Abby Lane has the story:
Walking in to a gym at the Olympic Training Center to loud cheers, Specialist Matt... more »
Troops trade their combat boots for tennis shoes, sneakers, and in some cases, a set of wheels.
The inaugural Warrior Games give these men and women of the military a chance to compete in athletic events, no matter their injuries.
"To me, it's a feeling of purpose. It... more »