TAMC-WTB competes in Pacific Regional Trials 2017

| November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — Sgt. 1st Class Wilson Naboa from Tripler Army Medical Center – Warrior Transition Battalion competes in the men’s 50-yard freestyle swimming event at Richardson Swimming Pool, Schofield Barracks, Nov. 6. The Pacific Regional Trials takes place during November, which also coincides with Warrior Care Month. During Warrior Care Month we focus on activities that allow us to communicate the Army’s commitment to wounded, ill, and injured soldiers, their families, and caregivers and to emphasize Warrior Transition Unit Soldiers’ number one priority is to work as hard on their recovery as they work on defending the Nation. (Photo Credit: James B. Guzior, Tripler Army Medical Center Public Affairs)

Photo by Jim Guzior
Tripler Army Medical Center Public Affairs

Sgt. 1st Class Wilson Naboa from TAMC-WTB competes in the PRT 2017 men’s 50-yard freestyle swimming event at Richardson Pool on Schofield Barracks, Monday.

Pacific Regional Trials 2017 is a weeklong wounded warrior sports competition from Nov. 6-10, here, and showcases the resilient spirit of wounded, ill and injured Soldiers and veterans. Participants include athletes with upper-body, lower-body and spinal cord injuries; amputations; serious illnesses; traumatic brain injuries; visual impairment and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Throughout the week of competition, wounded warriors compete in archery, cycling, track, field, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming and wheelchair basketball.

The winners will move on to compete in the 2018 Warrior Games.

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Category: Fitness, Wounded Warriors

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