• Secretary of the Army John McHugh visits with members of the Army's Warrior Games basketball team in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 1.  Wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans from the Army, Marine Corps, Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard and Special Operations Command compete in track and field, shooting, swimming, cycling, archery, wheelchair basketball and sitting volleyball during the 2012 Warrior Games.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

    Warrior Games - Basketball

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh visits with members of the Army's Warrior Games basketball team in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 1. Wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans from the Army, Marine Corps, Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard and...

  • Secretary of the Army John McHugh visits with members of the Army's Warrior Games basketball team in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 1.  Wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans from the Army, Marine Corps, Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard and Special Operations Command compete in track and field, shooting, swimming, cycling, archery, wheelchair basketball and sitting volleyball during the 2012 Warrior Games.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

    Warrior Games - Basketball

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh visits with members of the Army's Warrior Games basketball team in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 1. Wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans from the Army, Marine Corps, Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard and...

  • Secretary of the Army John McHugh watches members of the Army's Warrior Games basketball team practice in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 1, before joining the team on the court to get a lesson from the experts.  Wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans from the Army, Marine Corps, Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard and Special Operations Command compete in track and field, shooting, swimming, cycling, archery, wheelchair basketball and sitting volleyball during the 2012 Warrior Games.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

    Warrior Games - Basketball

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh watches members of the Army's Warrior Games basketball team practice in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 1, before joining the team on the court to get a lesson from the experts. Wounded, ill and injured service members...

  • Members of the Army's Warrior Games basketball team practice during the third annual Warrior Games, May 1, 2012, in Colorado Springs, Colo..  Wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans from the Army, Marine Corps, Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard and Special Operations Command compete in track and field, shooting, swimming, cycling, archery, wheelchair basketball and sitting volleyball during the Warrior Games.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

    Warrior Games - Basketball

    Members of the Army's Warrior Games basketball team practice during the third annual Warrior Games, May 1, 2012, in Colorado Springs, Colo.. Wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans from the Army, Marine Corps, Air Force, Navy, Coast...

  • Secretary of the Army John McHugh visits with members of the Army's Warrior Games basketball team in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 1.  Wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans from the Army, Marine Corps, Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard and Special Operations Command compete in track and field, shooting, swimming, cycling, archery, wheelchair basketball and sitting volleyball during the 2012 Warrior Games.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

    Warrior Games - Basketball

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh visits with members of the Army's Warrior Games basketball team in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 1. Wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans from the Army, Marine Corps, Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard and...

  • Secretary of the Army John McHugh receives a lesson from members of the Army's Warrior Games basketball team in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 1., during a practice.  Wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans from the Army, Marine Corps, Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard and Special Operations Command compete in track and field, shooting, swimming, cycling, archery, wheelchair basketball and sitting volleyball during the 2012 Warrior Games.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

    Warrior Games - Basketball

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh receives a lesson from members of the Army's Warrior Games basketball team in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 1., during a practice. Wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans from the Army, Marine Corps, Air...

  • Secretary of the Army John McHugh receives a lesson from members of the Army's Warrior Games basketball team in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 1., during a practice.  Wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans from the Army, Marine Corps, Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard and Special Operations Command compete in track and field, shooting, swimming, cycling, archery, wheelchair basketball and sitting volleyball during the 2012 Warrior Games.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

    Warrior Games - Basketball

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh receives a lesson from members of the Army's Warrior Games basketball team in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 1., during a practice. Wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans from the Army, Marine Corps, Air...

  • The Army's Warrior Games basketball team presents Secretary of the Army John McHugh with a shirt in appreciation for his support during a visit in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 1.  McHugh joined the team on the court, gaining an even greater appreciation for the difficulty of the sport. Wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans from the Army, Marine Corps, Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard and Special Operations Command compete in track and field, shooting, swimming, cycling, archery, wheelchair basketball and sitting volleyball during the 2012 Warrior Games.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

    Warrior Games - Basketball

    The Army's Warrior Games basketball team presents Secretary of the Army John McHugh with a shirt in appreciation for his support during a visit in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 1. McHugh joined the team on the court, gaining an even greater...

  • Secretary of the Army John McHugh watches a clip from the movie Battleship, in which Col. Gregory Gadson (to his left) plays as a double amputee during a visit to the Army's Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 1.  Gadson lost his legs in 2007 in Iraq where he served as a battalion commander.  Gadson is still on active duty and is set to take command of Ft. Belvoir in July 2012.  Wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans from the Army, Marine Corps, Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard and Special Operations Command compete in track and field, shooting, swimming, cycling, archery, wheelchair basketball and sitting volleyball during the 2012 Warrior Games.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

    Warrior Games - Basketball

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh watches a clip from the movie Battleship, in which Col. Gregory Gadson (to his left) plays as a double amputee during a visit to the Army's Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 1. Gadson lost his legs in 2007...

Secretary of the Army John McHugh visited with members of the Army's 2012 Warrior Games basketball team during one of their practices in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 1. The team provided McHugh a chair and convinced him to join them on the court, giving him a greater appreciation for the difficulty of playing the sport sitting down.

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