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2013 Warrior Games Presented by Deloitte Concludes with Chairman's Cup, Ultimate Champion Presentation

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The 2013 Warrior Games presented by Deloitte concludedThursday at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., with the Marine Corps winning a fourth Chairman's Cup, awarded to the top overall performing service branch at the Warrior Games. Air Force Captain Mitchell Kieffer was crowned the Ultimate Champion based on individual accolades.

Photo Display of 2013 Warrior Games Sponsored by Deloitte

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Congratulations to the Marines for winning the Chairman’s Cup for the 4th straight year. Ooh rah! It’s an honor for Deloitte to sponsor the Warrior Games because rehabilitative sport has such a long-lasting impact on both these athletes and their families. We celebrate and salute all the competitors.

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Cisco Employee Honored as Military Veteran at the White House

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by Courtney Beard

There are certain things in life most would consider “once in a lifetime” occurrences. The feeling that you get when your dad releases his grip one last time – and you find yourself riding a bicycle on your own; or waking up in amazement as you discover money from the tooth fairy under your pillow after losing your first tooth.

Prince Harry, U.S. Navy Lt. Brad Snyder Open 2013 Warrior Games Presented by Deloitte

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The 2013 Warrior Games presented by Deloitte officially opened at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., highlighted by a march of the 260 wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans who will compete in the fourth annual competition. With Prince Harry and 1,200 others in attendance, U.S. Navy Lt.

Video Welcome: Opening Day at Warrior Games Sponsored by Deloitte

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The Warrior Games presented by Deloitte provides the opportunity to put our experience and passion to work for the benefit of the USOC. This year, Robin Lineberger, CEO Federal Government Services, Deloitte LLP spoke at the opening ceremony with Prince Harry and 1,200 others in attendance, U.S. Navy Lt. Brad Snyder, who competed at the 2012 Warrior Games before winning three medals at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, lit the cauldron to signify the start of the Games, which features seven sports.

Wounded Vets To Compete In Paralympic Style Games

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In DC and Northern Virginia alone, there are around 225-thousand wounded war veterans fighting each and every day for some sense of normalcy.

Washington D-C resident Will Reynolds has been able to do that through recreational and competitive sports. 

Calling All Companies: Military Veterans Bring Dedication, Motivation, and Leadership

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By Kathy Mulvany

This blog was originally posted on the Huffington Post.

This week I had the privilege of attending an event at the White House where the First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, and John Chambers, Chairman and CEO of Cisco, unveiled a new program to give returning military service members a fast track to the training and certifications needed for high-demand IT jobs.

The Warrior Games 2013: One Iraq War Veteran Rides A Long Road To Recovery

by Nina Mandell
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When Will Reynolds, a 32-year-old retired soldier, bought his oldest son his first real bicycle, the 4-year-old looked at him with shining eyes.

"He's excited to have a bike like daddy," Reynolds said.

Hurricane Sandy Rebuild for Army Veteran Kicks-Off Sears Sixth-Annual Heroes at Home Program

With Rebuilding Together, Sears Keeps Commitment to Red Hook, N.Y., Calls Upon SHOP YOUR WAY REWARDS℠ Members, Customers to Support Spring Fundraising Campaign
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Hoffman Estates, Ill., May 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Sears has announced the launch of its sixth annual Heroes at Home spring renovation and fundraising campaign with Rebuilding Together to rebuild and revive the homes of veterans nationwide. Thanks to donations by SHOP YOUR WAY REWARDS Members, customers and associates, the program has raised more than $17 million over the past six years, funding more than 1,300 home rebuilds for America’s military heroes.

Veterans Put Their Skills to Use at Cisco

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A group of veterans describes their experiences in transitioning from active military service to the Cisco workplace.

Read the article on Huffington Post ImpactX: From Combat Fatigues To Cyber Networks: Veterans For Hire

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