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During a workout session Chief Warrant Officer 2 Sean Aikman, a targeting officer, attached to 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th ID, takes a moment to catch a breather before continuing his workout. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Carlos Davis)

From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your Daily SITREP for Wednesday, July 13, 2016.
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U.S. Marine Corps veteran Lance Cpl. Nick Thom tees off during the 9th Annual ESPN 980 True Heroes Charity Golf Tournament to benefit the Purple Heart Foundation. DoD photo by Marvin Lynchard

Several wounded warriors show off how they’ve rebounded from their injuries to help raise funds so others can do the same.
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U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Lakin Booker, right, the gold medalist in the women's lightweight powerlifting event, and British Royal Navy weapons engineer Mickaela Richards, the silver medalist, pose for a photo during the 2014 Invictus Games. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Justyn Freeman

The British are coming! As well as lots of other wounded warriors from across the globe for the 2nd annual Invictus Games.
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U.S. Army veteran Hugo Gonzalez may be blind, but it doesn't stop him from doing a job that he's come to love. Photo by Donny Daughenbaugh

Life as a wounded warrior is tough. Army vet Hugo Gonzalez is proof you can make the best of it, and he’s being rewarded for his efforts this holiday season.
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Special Operations Command veteran Yancy Taylor spikes a ball during the Joint Service Sitting Volleyball Tournament. DoD News photo by EJ Hersom

Adaptive sports like sitting volleyball are giving wounded warriors a lot more than just bragging rights. They’re giving them a renewed sense of purpose.
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