Army and Air Force athletes compete in the wheelchair basketball final at the 2014 Warrior Trials

By U.S. ArmyJune 19, 2014

The offensive maneuvers of retired Sgt. 1st Class Charles Armstead, Killeen, Texas, are on display during the June 18 gold-medal round of the 2014 Army Warrior Trials wheelchair basketball game, U.S. Military Academy's Gillis Field House.  More than 100 wounded, ill and injured service members and Veterans from across the United States congregated 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.
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The offensive maneuvers of retired Sgt. 1st Class Charles Armstead, Killeen, Texas, are on display during the June 18 gold-medal round of the 2014 Army Warrior Trials wheelchair basketball game, U.S. Military Academy's Gillis Field House. More than 100 wounded, ill and injured service members and Veterans from across the United States congregated 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. (Photo Credit: Ms. Gloria Montgomery (Army Medicine)) VIEW ORIGINAL