2012 Paralympics

A category dedicated to coverage of the 2012 Paralympics

This is our third and final  slide show documenting the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. The games began on August 29, 2012 and ended on September 9, 2012. Among the four thousand athletes competing are twenty service members and veterans. …
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Retired Air Force Staff Sgt. Mario Rodiguez demonstrates the tactics he’s using in the wheelchair fencing competition at the 2012 Paralympics in London. Video provided by The Pentagon Channel YouTube Channel ——— Disclaimer: The appearance of hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement …
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In  our news roundup for Friday, September 7: President Barack Obama visited troops at Fort Bliss, Texas. There he thanked troops for their work in Iraq and Afghanistan and explained the military’s role in Afghanistan moving forward. Following Hurricane Isaac, units …
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The support of family helps to keep a service member grounded, whether serving in the military or competing in sports, the only active duty U.S. Marine in the 2012 Paralympic Games said here today. Marine Corps Cpl. Rene Renteria, a …
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This is the second in our series of slideshows highlighting  veteran and service member athletes’ participation in the 2012 Paralympic Games.  The games, which are taking place in London, began August 29th 2012 and will continue to September 9, 2012. Among the four …
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