Tag Archives: Warrior Games

I Am Navy Medicine:Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Christopher Marsh

After graduating from El Camino high school in Oceanside, California in 2004, I started college at the University of Nebraska with a major in advertising. While in college I was extremely busy taking classes, on the water polo team, and had somehow managed to start a career in advertising. My first year working in advertising felt personally and professionally unfulfilling …

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When Johnny Came Home: A Story of Wheelchair Basketball at Naval Hospital Corona

By André B. Sobocinski, historian, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) Naval Hospital Corona, Calif., was a crown jewel of Navy Medicine in the 1940s. A former luxury resort for Hollywood stars, the U.S. Navy purchased it 1941 by order of President Franklin Roosevelt for use as a hospital.  Indoor spas that had once pampered Hollywood’s elite were …

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Warrior Games results show all competitors are winners

From DoD Office Of Wounded Warrior Care and Transition Policy After six days of intense competition, the 2012 Warrior Games have come to an end! The Marines Corps team took home the Chairman’s Cup for the third year in a row, and Marine Jonathan Disbro claimed his second consecutive Ultimate Champion award. Below are the final results of the rest …

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Marines take aim in archery

By Petty Officer 2nd Class John O’Neill Herrera, Naval Medical Center San Diego Public Affairs Marines assigned to Naval Medical Center San Diego’s Wounded Warrior Battalion West detachment, (left to right) Sgt. Eric Rodriguez, Staff Sgt. Gabriel Martinez and Cpl. Marcus Chischilly wait their turn during an archery practice at the Chula Vista Olympic Training Center during the 2012 Paralympics …

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