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Sgt. 1st Class Jarrett Jongema with the Warrior Transition Command gives Sgt. Charles Allen. Dallas, Tex. a fist bump as he arrives to compete with other wounded soldiers and Army veterans from across the United States in the Army Warrior Games clinics for a chance at a spot on the Army Warrior Games team, Fort Meade, Md., Sunday, March 11, 2012. The 2012 Warrior Games, held April 30th - May 5th in Colorado Springs, Colo., features representatives from Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Special Operations and will compete for gold metals in archery, cycling, wheelchair basketball, shooting, swimming, track and field, and sitting volleyball. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)
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Sgt. 1st Class Jarrett Jongema with the Warrior Transition Command gives Sgt. Charles Allen. Dallas, Tex. a fist bump as he arrives to compete with other wounded soldiers and Army veterans from across the United States in the Army Warrior Games clinics for a chance at a spot on the Army Warrior Games team, Fort Meade, Md., Sunday, March 11, 2012. The 2012 Warrior Games, held April 30th - May 5th in Colorado Springs, Colo., features representatives from Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Special Operations and will compete for gold metals in archery, cycling, wheelchair basketball, shooting, swimming, track and field, and sitting volleyball. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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