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An Atlas 5 launched from Florida has placed a new Air Force satellite into orbit.
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Graphic: 2013 Warrior Games logo

Only a few medals are still up for grabs as the 2013 Warrior Games wind down. The Marines are still in the lead but trailing by only a few medals, the Army is still in the hunt for the Chairman’s Cup.
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2013 Warrior Game count

Medals aren’t the only thing people are getting during the Warrior Games. Check out some of the great stories coming out of Colorado Springs, Colo.
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Photo: Air Force Maj. Scott Bullis wins the gold medal for the 20K recumbent bike heat during the for the 2013 Warrior Games cycling competition at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 12. From May 11-16, more than 200 wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans will compete for gold in track and field, shooting, swimming, cycling, archery, wheelchair basketball and sitting volleyball. (DOD photo by EJ Hersom/released)

Air Force Maj. Scott Bullis wins the gold medal for the 20K recumbent bike heat during the for the 2013 Warrior Games cycling competition at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 12
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Photo: Members of the of the 455th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron assist patients on a C-17 Globemaster III medical transport flight out of Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, March 21, 2013. With help from the Critical Care Air Transport Team, the crew can turn a regular medical transport aircraft into a flying intensive care unit, making it possible to move severely injured or gravely ill servicemembers by air. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Chris Willis

Three critically injured patients need immediate transfer. For 455th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron Critical Care Air Transport Team, this is go-time.
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