HIGHLIGHTS & TALKING POINTS
The 2021 Warrior Games are free and open to the public! All are invited to cheer on our athletes as they display their resiliency in overcoming significant challenges.
- The 2021 Games will be memorable for the athletes, enjoyable for their caregivers and family members, and inspirational and educational for all.
- The Warrior Games showcase the benefits of adaptive sports and the DoD’s warrior care programs.
- This year’s Warrior Games will be hosted by the U.S. Army in Orlando, Florida.
- While the Warrior Games are primarily focused on the athletes and their incredible experiences and accomplishments, it is also important to recognize the tremendous dedication and support of athletes’ family members and caregivers who have made their own sacrifices to help with their recovery efforts and athletic achievements.
- Adaptive sports provide opportunities for athletes to heal and regain confidence and purpose. The Warrior Games offer a way to celebrate their efforts and commitment to healing.
- This year, Warrior Games will feature a Warrior Games Expo providing athletes, families, caregivers, and the public an opportunity to participate in adaptive sports, view products and services to help aid recovery, and experience opportunities that can enrich their life.
- Injuries and illnesses are not always visible (TBI, cancer, post-traumatic stress) and not all are endured in combat.