Archive for the Videos Category

Watch the Official 2018 DoD Warrior Games Intro Video

Watch the Official 2018 DoD Warrior Games Intro Video


Watch the captivating Official 2018 DoD Warrior Games Intro Video by clicking on the ‘Play’ button above.  This inspiring video features a voice-over by President John F. Kennedy from 1961.


“The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it. And the glow from that fire can truly light the world.” -John F. Kennedy, 1961


Witness the spirit of those words in person this summer, as the 2018 Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games descends on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., from June 1-9. Approximately 265 recovering service members and veterans representing teams from the U.S. Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) will participate in the competition. They will compete head-to-head in archery, cycling, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming, track and field, wheelchair basketball and three new sports debuting this year: indoor rowing, powerlifting and time trial cycling.

Learn more about the games and get a schedule of this year’s events: https://dodwarriorgames.com/schedule/


 

Video – 2017 Warrior Games ‘Anthem’ – ‘Show for You’

Video – 2017 Warrior Games ‘Anthem’ – ‘Show for You’


Watch an inspiring video featuring United States Marine Corps Veteran Lance Cpl. Sarah Rudder whom is headed to the 2017 Warrior Games in Chicago.  Join her and other inspiring heroes from June 30th to July 7th.

The video features inspiring service members and athletes including:

  • U.S. Army Spc. Stephanie Morris
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Brian Fogarty
  • U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Lance Cpl. Sarah Rudder
  • U.S. Navy Veteran Petty Officer 1st Class Ryan Shannon
  • U.S. Coast Guard Veteran Petty Officer 3rd Class Kristen Esget
  • U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Israel “DT” Del Toro

The song, “Show for You,” is performed by the renown musician, Sam Moore and the Chicago Children’s Choir.  The video was produced by the highly respected Weird Life Films.

To view the video on YouTube, click here.


Schedule Information:  

Warrior Games 2017 Schedule & Family Program


Lyrics to “Show for You”

“I will do whatever it takes
I will show my face
I will bear my teeth
I will show my strength
You will not believe
I’ll fly
I’ll run
I’ll row
I’ll show for you
I’ll dive
I’ll fall
I’ll roll
I’ll show for you
I will show for you”


 

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.


 

Video – Air Force Features Wounded Warrior Caregivers

Video – Air Force Features Wounded Warrior Caregivers

The Air Force has created an excellent video on Wounded Warrior Caregivers that is well worth watching.  Caregivers are often the unsung heroes that hold families together while our Wounded Warriors are undergoing treatment.  Notably, the video highlights how the “Air Force Wounded Warrior Program went out of their way to provide a little break for the Caregivers”.

 

Video – US Air Force Trials for the 2015 Warrior Games

Video – US Air Force Trials for the 2015 Warrior Games

Watch a phenomenal video that features the US Air Force Trials for the 2015 Warrior Games.

“The Air Force Trials are an adapted sports event designed to promote the mental and physical well-being of seriously ill and injured military veterans. More than 100 injured service men and women from around the country compete for a spot on the 2014 U.S. Air Force Wounded Warrior Team which will represent the Air Force at the 2014 Warrior Games held in Colorado Springs, Colo., in the fall.”

About the Warrior Games

The Warrior Games, which takes place from June 19 – June 28 2015, is an annual sporting competition bringing together wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans from across the country.

The Department of Defense is the 2015 organizer of this competition that will feature eight sporting events with approximately 200 athletes representing teams from the Marine Corps, Army, Navy, Air Force and U.S. Special Operations Command.

 

Video – ESPN Highlights Wheelchair Basketball Army Trials for 2015 Warrior Games

Video – ESPN Highlights Wheelchair Basketball Army Trials for 2015 Warrior Games

Excellent ESPN video highlights the Wheelchair Basketball Army trials for the 2015 Warrior Games in Quantico Virginia.  The video features an amazing basketball shot to win the game.

About the Warrior Games

The Warrior Games, which takes place from June 19 – June 28 2015, is an annual sporting competition bringing together wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans from across the country.

The Department of Defense is the 2015 organizer of this competition that will feature eight sporting events with approximately 200 athletes representing teams from the Marine Corps, Army, Navy, Air Force and U.S. Special Operations Command.

Video – US Army Wounded Warrior Trials for 2015 Warrior Games

Excellent video that highlights the US Army Wounded Warrior Trials for the 2015 Warrior Games.

The video featuresU.S. Army Veteran Sgt. Robbie Gaupp, Gatesville, Texas, who participates in wheelchair basketball practice as a part of training for the 2015 Army Trials at Soto Physical Fitness Center, fort Bliss, Texas, 24 March, 2015.

The “Army Trials help determine who will get a spot on the Department of Defense Games 2015 Army Team in June at Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Virginia”.   The video was produced by Spc. Ambraea Johnson.

About the Warrior Games

The Warrior Games, which takes place from June 19 – June 28 2015, is an annual sporting competition bringing together wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans from across the country.

The Department of Defense is the 2015 organizer of this competition that will feature eight sporting events with approximately 200 athletes representing teams from the Marine Corps, Army, Navy, Air Force and U.S. Special Operations Command.

Video – US Air Force Wounded Warrior Trials

Video – US Air Force Wounded Warrior Trials

Watch a heart warming US Air Force video that feature more than 100 100 recovering service member athletes from the US Air Force, US Army, Great Britain and Australia competed in the second annual USAF Trials at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada.

About the Warrior Games

The Warrior Games, which takes place from June 19 – June 28 2015, is an annual sporting competition bringing together wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans from across the country.

The Department of Defense is the 2015 organizer of this competition that will feature eight sporting events with approximately 200 athletes representing teams from the Marine Corps, Army, Navy, Air Force and U.S. Special Operations Command.

Video – BP’s Support of Veterans at 2014 Warrior Games

Video – BP’s Support of Veterans at 2014 Warrior Games


Video – BP’s Support of Veterans at 2014 Warrior Games

Watch an excellent video highlighting BP’s support of U.S. military veterans and their families at the 2014 Warrior Games.  The video features comments by John Minge, Chairman and CEO of BP America who was an active attendee through-out the 2014 Warrior Games in Colorado Springs.

BP is a proud sponsor the Warrior Games and the 2014 Family Program at Warrior Games; and supporter of Fisher House Foundation, Semper Fi Fund and the Bob Woodruff Foundation.

NEWS

VIDEOS

Website: http://warriorgamesfamilyprogram.org

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 2018 Warrior Games.
Questions?