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2018 Warrior Games Opening Ceremony & Concert with Kelly Clarkson

2018 Warrior Games Opening Ceremony & Concert with Kelly Clarkson

Join us on Saturday, June 2 for an amazing opening ceremony even at the Warrior Games featuring a concert with Kelly Clarkson.  The doors open at 5:30PM MST at Falcon Stadium at the United States Air Force Academy.

Join us for an evening with Kelly Clarkson, the incredible athletes of the 2018 Warrior Games, and some amazing special guests!

Free tickets will be available on May 8, 2018 at 9 a.m. MST.  Please visit the DoD Warrior Games web site for more information.

Witness the 2018 Warrior Games

The 2018 Warrior Games opening will be an event to remember.

  • All day Track and Field competitions
  • A live concert with Kelly Clarkson
  • Opening parade of 300 Athletes from U.S. Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Special Operations Command (SOCOM), United Kingdom Armed Forces, Australian Defence Force and Canadian Armed Forces
  • Guest musical performances
  • Special guest emcee
  • Torch relay and lighting of the cauldron
  • Awesome Air Force flyovers


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:





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.