[caption id=“attachment_3915” align=“aligncenter” width=“500” caption=“Marine Gunnery Sgt. Angel Barcenas and fellow Marines cheer on their teammates during the sitting volleyball during the inaugural Warrior Games at the Olympic Training Facility, Colorado Springs, Colo., May 11, 2010. The Marines went to win a nail-biter over Army 30 to 28. (DoD photo by Fred W. Baker III)”][/caption]
We have some exciting news: the 2010 Warrior Games have been nominated by the readers of SportsTravel magazine for a 2010 SportsTravel Award!
We want to thank you for all of your support of this year’s inaugural Warrior Games and hope you’ll join us in voting them as the “Best New Sporting Event.” You can also vote for them as “Sports Event of the Year,” at the very bottom of the drop down menu on the ballot. The ballot appears in the August and September issues of SportsTravel Magazine as well as online (be sure to enter a valid email, because confirmation is required for your vote to count). Voting is open through September 13, 2010.
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