Saturday, September 30 | 1400 ET
Navy Wounded Warrior is offering a new way for seriously wounded, ill and injured Sailors and Coast Guardsmen to connect via its first online esports tournament on September 30 at 1400 ET with a 2v2 Tournament featuring Rocket League.
Navy Wounded Warrior Esports is a testament to the Navy’s commitment to providing relevant and innovative support to its service members and recognizing the unique challenges faced by the Navy Wounded Warrior community. This event will help wounded warriors stay engaged, build resilience and connect with their peers who share a passion for gaming and are also on healing, recovery and rehabilitation journeys.
This program is for active-duty Sailors and Coast Guardsmen currently enrolled in Navy Wounded Warrior. Enrollees on the Temporary Disability Retired List (TDRL status) will be placed on a waitlist after registering. Service members not currently enrolled in Navy Wounded Warrior are not able to participate in in this tournament.
- 1st: Meta Quest 2 package: Meta Quest 2 ($300 value), Meta Quest Anker Charging Dock ($80 value), Meta Quest 2 Carrying Case ($60) and Meta Quest Gift Card ($50). Total: $490 value.
- 2nd: $200 Visa gift card per person.
Watch the live stream at www.Twitch.tv/NavyWoundedWarrior. Follow the channel for future livestream opportunities.
“Navy Wounded Warrior is excited to continue offering esports as part of our recreational offerings,” said Jenna Link, Director of Commander, Navy Installations Command’s Fleet and Family Readiness Casualty Support Programs. “This is our second program, though first online, and it will allow recovering service members from across the country to socialize and build personal connections through gaming. It will also allow us to engage a new generation of spectators.”
If you are not already enrolled in Navy Wounded Warrior, contact us at 855-NAVY WWP/855-628-9997 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org to determine your eligibility.
Navy Wounded Warrior coordinates the non-medical care of seriously wounded, ill and injured Sailors and Coast Guardsmen. Staff provide individualized resources and guidance on the Medical Evaluation Board process, pay and benefits, caregiver resources, bedside travel, job training, childcare, transportation and more. The program involves families and caregivers to optimize the success of the wounded warriors' recovery, rehabilitation and reintegration activities. Participation is voluntary and service members must be enrolled to take advantage of this program. Sailors and Coast Guardsmen can self-refer or be referred by their commands, family members, chaplains, medical teams, or peer for consideration.
Follow Navy Wounded Warrior on Facebook and Instagram and keep an eye on the News & Events section of the website for announcements about upcoming esports opportunities.
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Sailors and Coast Guardsmen may self-refer to Navy Wounded Warrior, or be referred by a family member, their command leadership or their medical team. Contact the Navy Wounded Warrior call center at 855-NAVY WWP / 855-628-9997, or email email@example.com.