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As athletes arrive to compete at Army Warrior Care and Transition's Army Trials 2017...

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Archived Events

Army Trials 2017

Warrior Care and Transition will host Army Trials 2017, April 2-6, 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 2017 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
02 April 17
0800-UTC Cycling Competition Tank Trail Caisson and Rifleman Coming Soon
1900-2100 WCB Assessment Soto Gym  
03 April 17
0800-UTC Shooting Competition Milam Gym Coming Soon
1900-2100 SVB Assessment Soto Gym Coming Soon
04 April 17
0800-UTC Track & Field Competition Stout Track Coming Soon
1900-2100 WCBB Assessment Soto Gym Coming Soon
05 April 17
0800-UTC Archery Competition Milam Gym Coming Soon
1900-2100 SVB Assessment Soto Gym  
06 April 17
0800-UTC Swimming Competition Aquatic Center Coming Soon
The total number of events is 7

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