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Spc. Axel Collazo: Life imitating art

Spc. Axel Collazo remembers the exact moment he knew he was artistically gifted.

Inspired Soldiers embody legacy of Black History Month

Black History Month is a time to remember and celebrate the contributions of African Americans to the fabric of our nation.

Internships are all about setting Soldiers up for success

Army Spc. James Matthews of New Jersey had several years of law enforcement experience under his belt before joining the military.

Remaining resilient. A family’s story of love and sacrifice

There are those precious moments that a parent revels in, a child’s first steps, and the loss of their first tooth or the first day of school.

Sgt. 1st Class Michael K. Smith bids farewell to Warrior Care and Transition

His name is synonymous with resilience and passion, just two of the endearing qualities Sgt. 1st Class Mike Smith.

Infantryman surprised in meeting newly elected President at inaugural dinner

Spc. James Matthews (left) with President Trump and other wounded, ill and injured Soldiers from Washington, D.C. area.

Force Management Officer lands tech giant internship

Maj. LaRon Somerville will soon trade in his military uniform for a more corporate look this summer.

Heart Disease – A Growing Concern for the Military

It’s a bold color that often stands out and is synonymous with our hearts.

Archived Events

Army Trials 2017

Warrior Care and Transition will host Army Trials 2017, 27 March to 7 April, at Fort Bliss in El Paso, TX. About 125 wounded, ill and injured active-duty Soldiers and veterans from across the country will compete for the opportunity to represent Team Army at the 2016 DoD Warrior Games, june 30 - July 8, in Chicago.

Throughout the week of competition, wounded warriors will compete in archery, cycling, track, field, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming and wheelchair basketball. Army Trials showcase the resilient spirit of wounded, ill and injured Soldiers and veterans. Participants include athletes with upper-body, lower-body and spinal cord injuries; amputations; serious illnesses; traumatic brain injuries; visual impairment and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Army Trials Competition Schedule Events

Date Time Event Location Results
Sunday
02 April 17
0800-UTC Cycling Competition Tank Trail Caisson and Rifleman Coming Soon
1900-2100 WCB Assessment Soto Gym  
Monday
03 April 17
0800-UTC Shooting Competition Milam Gym Coming Soon
1900-2100 SVB Assessment Soto Gym Coming Soon
Tuesday
04 April 17
0800-UTC Track & Field Competition Stout Track Coming Soon
1900-2100 WCBB Assessment Soto Gym Coming Soon
Wednesday
09 MAR 15
0800-UTC Archery Competition Milam Gym Coming Soon
1900-2100 SVB Assessment Soto Gym  
Thursday
10 MAR 15
0800-UTC Swimming Competition Aquatic Center Coming Soon
The total number of events is 7

Army wounded warriors to participate in allied winter sports camp

The United States Army Medical Command, Deputy Chief of Staff, Warrior Care and Transition announces the participation of wounded warriors in the annual Allied Winter Sports Camp in Whistler, British Columbia February 21 through March 3, 2017.

Army Warrior Care and Transition to highlight eligibility criteria

How and when is a Soldier eligible for the Warrior Care and Transition Program? It is important for Soldiers, their families and chain-of-command to understand eligibility and the application process.

2017 National Defense Authorization Act and Presidential Executive Order and Soldiers in transition employment

Recently approved provisions of the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act re-institutes the 180 day “Cooling Off” restrictions on the Department of Defense

2017 Wounded Warrior Trials Commence

Our nation's wounded, ill, and injured service members and veterans are scheduled to compete in Warrior Games Team Trials.

Adaptive Reconditioning Program

The Army's Adaptive Reconditioning Program is a holistic and comprehensive program individually tailored for each Warrior Transition Unit (WTU) Soldier.

Army Honors Wounded, Ill and Injured Soldiers during Warrior Care Month

Each November the Army honors wounded, ill and injured Soldiers and their Families by commemorating Warrior Care Month.

Former soldier thriving in adaptive sports

Stephanie Morris, an Army specialist who was injured in Afghanistan, rediscovers herself through adaptive sports.