My new normal is allowing me to return to duty
July 27, 2023
Photo By MaryTherese Griffin | (Photo by MaryTherese Griffin) Return to Duty Soldier, Samuel Casey, shares his road to recovery through the Army Recovery Care Program while competing on Team Army in San Diego. Casey competed in powerlifting and swimming for the Army at the 2023 Department of Defense Warrior Games Challenge.

Put your pride to the side and ask the questions, even the dumb ones.
July 27, 2023
Photo By MaryTherese Griffin | (Photo by MaryTherese Griffin) Sgt. Maj. (Ret.) Alim Ahmand gave an opening day talk at the 2023 Biennial Training at Fort Liberty, N.C.

Soldiers, take that time in the SRU seriously - you will never have it again in your life
July 20, 2023
Dr. Yvonne Larochelle works with athletes on stretching at the 2023 Army Trials at Fort Liberty, N.C. in April 2023.

“Even after you serve, the Army is there for you”
July 18, 2023
Col. Faith Junghahn gives closing remarks at the 2023 ARCCD Biennial Training at Fort Liberty, N.C., June 30, 2023.

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July 12, 2023
In recovery at Walter Reed, Staff Sgt. Ferris is taking his first steps, on his own, post-injury. Bethesda Md., 2012.

You can’t be scared of the future because it’s going to come with or without you
July 7, 2023
Team Army’s Staff Sgt. Derrick Thompson warms way up before his race at the 2023 Department of Defense Warrior Games Challenge in San Diego in June

I didn’t want anyone else to fall through the cracks like I did, so I became an advocate.
July 6, 2023
Veteran turned Advocate, Richard Rodriguez, at the 2023 ARCCD Biennial Training at Fort Liberty

Going to the Soldier Recovery Unit was probably the best thing to happen in my Army career
July 5, 2023
Maj.Tori Camire and her children who are her biggest fans!

Soldiers tackle ‘challenges’ of Warrior Games Challenge
June 9, 2023
Photo By Spc. William Gore | U.S. Army Staff. Sgt Jewel Lewis, left, Spc. Davona Jones, center, and Capt. Anna Walker, middle-right, compete in the track event June 6, 2023 during the Department of Defense Warrior Games Challenge. The Games are taking place at Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego, California, June 2 - 12. More than 200 wounded, ill, or injured warrior athletes representing the U.S. Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, and Special Operations Command are competing in 11 adaptive sports including archery, track, field, swimming, rowing, shooting, powerlifting, cycling, wheelchair basketball, sitting volleyball, and wheelchair rugby. (U.S. Army photo by Cpl. William Gore)

Take a risk and embrace imperfection!
June 5, 2023
U.S. Army Sgt. Shawn Lee celebrates after a successful repetition in the powerlifting event, June 3, 2023, during the Department of Defense Warrior Games Challenge. The Games are taking place at Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego, California, June 2 - 12, 2023. More than 200 wounded, ill, or injured warrior athletes representing the U.S. Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, and Special Operations Command are competing in 11 adaptive sports including archery, track, field, swimming, rowing, shooting, powerlifting, cycling, wheelchair basketball, sitting volleyball, and wheelchair rugby. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Anthony Hopper)

Second cancer diagnosis doesn’t stop Soldier from competing at Warrior Games Challenge
June 2, 2023
U.S. Army Sgt. Dalton Apodaca smiles during an interview at the 2023 Warrior Games Challenge, June 1, in San Diego, California. (DoD photo by MaryTherese Griffin)

Injured Soldier says trying new things helped keep his sanity
May 17, 2023
Staff Sgt. Brent Fox’s knitting creation of bracelets.

Medical Board process ends favorably for JBLM SRU Soldier
May 16, 2023
Master Sgt. Christopher Diaz-Rose) Master Sgt. Diaz-Rose on his last spur ride in Korea three months before his transfer to the JBLM Soldier Recovery Unit.

“To know that I still have that much competitiveness and ability makes me feel good.”
April 20, 2023
(Photo by Spc. Robert Regan) Sgt. Carl Judd smiles after the first round of air rifle competition at the 2023 Army Adaptive Sports Camp at Fort Bragg NC.

Team Army Member says going to the SRU wasn’t the end… it was just the beginning
April 20, 2023
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jewel Lewis practices rowing during the U.S. Army Adaptive Sports Camp at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, April 05. Over 70 wounded, ill and injured Soldiers are training in a series of athletic events including archery, cycling, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming, powerlifting, track, field, rowing, and wheelchair basketball. The Adaptive Sports Camp celebrates wounded, ill, and injured Soldiers' ability to recover and overcome. The Army holds qualifying trials for Active Duty, wounded, ill or injured Soldiers to assess and select athletes for competition in the Warrior Games Challenge. This year, the Warrior Games Challenge takes place in June 2023 at Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego, California. (U.S. Army photo by Spc Mark Davis)

In the Army Recovery Care Program, You Have One Job
April 18, 2023
(Photo courtesy Capt. Veronica Jones) Capt. Veronica Jones Pilots her Lakota Helicopter in the National Guard.

“If people say you can’t do something, prove them wrong and just do it!”
April 17, 2023
Coach Spencer Tyler instructs Spc Patricia Schjoth in power lifting at the 2023 Army Adaptive Sports Camp at Fort Bragg NC.

Adaptive Sports Transforms Soldiers
April 14, 2023
(Photo by MaryTherese Griffin) Spc. Ethan Barrera shoots an arrow with his mouth. He learned this adaptation to archery at Army Adaptive Sports Camp.

The Army Recovery Care Program Announces Team Army for the 2023 Department of Defense Warrior Games Challenge in June
April 13, 2023
The Army Recovery Care Program Announces Team Army for the 2023 Department of Defense Warrior Games Challenge in June

Army Colonel with breast cancer says it’s ok to take a knee
April 5, 2023
Col Theresa Lewis shows her socks with a nod to fighting breast cancer.