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2022 Team Navy Announcement


June 14, 2022 | Story by Megan Trexler | Commander, Navy Installations Command

WASHINGTON NAVY YARD -- Navy Wounded Warrior is proud to announce Team Navy for the 2022 Department of Defense Warrior Games. This year, Team Navy is comprised of 40 athletes, including a combination of active duty and veteran Sailors and Coast Guardsmen. The team will compete during the 2022 DoD Warrior Games hosted at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort from August 19-28.

The Department of Defense Warrior Games is an annual event, first held in 2010, that celebrates the resiliency and dedication of wounded, ill and injured active duty and veteran U.S. military service members. This year, the Paralympic-style competitive event will feature 11 sports: archery, cycling, field, indoor rowing, precision air sports (shooting), powerlifting, track, sitting volleyball, swimming, wheelchair basketball and wheelchair rugby.

2022 Team Navy Athletes:

Retired YN2 Aaron Gomez, Coast Guard
Retired YN3 Alexis King
Retired CDR Anthony “Tony" Jungblut
Retired AD1 Austin Parker
MA3 Bernice Sanchez Arce
AD2 Blake Frier
ADAN Clayton Grimstad
CTNCS Clifford “Cliff” Brown
GMC Derelle Gladden
HM3 Donald “Don” Calero
Retired AZ3 Elizabeth “Ellie” Smith
Retired BM2 Frank Mmobuosi
Retired HN Gabriel “Gabe” George
Retired ME2 Jacob Cox, Coast Guard
MK2 James Riley, Coast Guard
HM1 Jamie Lopez 
HM1 Jarrett Cooper
YNC Jessica McHam-Rewerts
STGC John “Blake” Conley
Retired IC3 Joshua “Josh” Cooke
Retired NDC Julius “Jules” McManus
Retired AD3 Kenneth Rodriguez Gonzalez
AT1 Kristin Olive
Retired GM1 Larry Polendey
Retired YN1 Lorraine Currow, Coast Guard
Retired ABH2 Luis Cervantes
Retired CS2 Mario Ingram
Retired MN1 Mark Coltrain
LS2 Merry Garza
SN Paulkipkirui Koech
Retired PS2 Raymond Dalope
Retired CSCS Richard Fernandez
IT1 Ruth Freeman
HM2 Sara Rockhold
YN1 (IW/SW) Sharmesha Creamer
Retired CAPT Suzanne Brown, Coast Guard
OS1 Travis Wyatt
LT William Crews
PR2 Zachariah Refahi El Masry
MMA Zachary “Zach” Chruma

Thank you to the 2022 Team Navy presenting sponsor Semper Fi & America's Fund and supporting sponsor Deliotte for their generous support. 

Follow along on Team Navy's Road to the Warrior Games on the official Team Navy webpageFacebook, and Instagram, and join us in cheering for the team at the 2022 DoD Warrior Games!



No Navy endorsement implied.


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