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1st Lt. Anthony Aguilar wears the ballistic protective eyewear that prevented a bomb fragment from possibly damaging his eyes when an IED detonated near his Stryker vehicle while on patrol in Mosul. Photo by Company C, Task Force 2-1, Feb. 2006

Vision is a critical resource for everyone, and yet, for many Department of Defense personnel, that resource has been lost or diminished because of an injury.
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PTSD-Awareness

June 27 is PTSD Awareness Day. While understanding and treating the disorder has become a big focus for health care providers, that wasn’t always the case.
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Medalists in the 2015 DoD Warrior Games Cycling competition are acknowledged during the Awards Ceremony at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., June 21, 2015. Explosive Ordnance Disposal Senior Chief Austin Reese (right) won silver in hand cycling. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Diana Sims/Released

Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer Austin Reese may have lost his ability to walk, but that’s not stopping him from making a splash in his first Warrior Games.
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The Warrior Games are all about overcoming adversity, something former Army Capt. Frank Barroquiero knows all about. Despite a devastating arm injury, he’s a two-time archery medalist.
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Warrior Games Promo

Dates for the 6th annual Warrior Games have been announced. Army won last year’s medal count. Will your branch win it this year?
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