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2011 Warrior Games: The medal count

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Team Navy/Coast Guard gathers at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in advance of the final wheelchair basketball competitions and the conclusion of the 2011 Warrior Games, a paralympic-style sport event among 220 seriously wounded, ill and injured service members from the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. U.S. Navy photo by

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2011 Warrior Games: A mother’s perspective

Former Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael Bell celebrates his first Warrior Games medal with his mother in 2010. He received a bronze medal in recumbent cycling. Photo courtesy of Navy Safe Harbor.

Retired U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael Bell (right) and his family cheer on Team Navy/Coast Guard during the 2011 Warrior Games. The Warrior Games is a week-long Paralympic-style sport event among 220 seriously wounded, ill and injured service members from the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard. U.S.

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2011 Warrior Games opening ceremonies

Former Coast Guard Petty Officer Michael Bell carries the traditional torch during the opening ceremonies of the 2011 Warrior Games. U.S. Navy photo by Zona T. Lewis, Navy Safe Harbor.

Members of Team Navy/Coast Guard participate in the time-honored tradition of the "march the athletes" down the Olympic pathways during the Opening Ceremonies of the 2nd Annual Warrior Games at the Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, Colo. U.S. Navy photo by Zona T. Lewis, Navy Safe Harbor. Written by Navy Safe Harbor Public Affairs. In

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Shipmate of the Week – Coast Guardsmen of the Warrior Games

Coast Guard veteran Christopher Shunk training for the 2011 Warrior Games in Colorado Springs. Photo courtesy of Navy Safe Harbor.

This week, we honor three wounded Coast Guard veterans who continue to represent their country on a different field of battle – competitive sports. Lt. Sancho Johnson, Chief Petty Officer Christopher Shunk and Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael Bell will represent the Coast Guard in the 2nd annual Warrior Games.