2014 U.S. Army Warrior Trials athletes enjoy the New York Mets game
June 16, 2014
The USO provides a day out in New York City for wounded, ill and injured athletes from the Army, Marines and Air Force participating in the 2014 U.S. Army Warrior Trials at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y. From left: Staff Sgt Eric Pardo, Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, and Capt. (ret.) Will
Reynolds, Bethesda, Md., in front of Citi Field before the New York Mets' game with the San Diego Padres, June 14, 2014, the Army's 239th birthday. More than 100 wounded, ill and injured service members and Veterans from across the United States are at West Point to train and compete in the Army Warrior Trials, June 15-19. The event is hosted by Warrior Command and includes athletes from the Army, Marines and Air Force facing off in archery, basketball, cycling, track and field, swimming, shooting, sitting volleyball and wheelchair basketball. Participants in the trials include athletes with spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, visual impairment, serious illnesses and amputations.