ABC 7 News – Veterans prepare for Warrior Games in Chicago

ABC 7 News

Veterans prepare for Warrior Games in Chicago

April 27, 2017

ABC 7 Chicago News featured the Warrior Games 2017 highlighting the tremendous inspiration that the Games provide to our nation, our service members and their families.

“Spread that spirit that, that human spirit of never giving up, keep on fighting,” said Master Sgt. Israel “DT” Del Toro, Warrior Games Athlete.  Notably, “he survived a roadside bomb in Afghanistan 11 years ago. This summer, he’ll compete in front of his entire family for the first time. He hopes to impact everyone.”

The Warrior Games commence on July 1, 2017 with the opening ceremony at the iconic Soldier Field in downtown Chicago.  The games run June 30 through July 8 and all the sporting events will be free and open to the public.  Tickets will be available for the opening ceremony.

ABC7 is a proud partner of the Warrior Games.





About The Warrior Games Family Program

Proudly supporting our service member and their families. Your perseverance and dedication is our inspiration. Thank you to our Family Program supporters who's generous support has made it possible for each athlete to have have two family members or guests attend the 2019 Warrior Games.