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Warrior Games and Expo: Day 2

Attendees of the Expo got a chance to see how athletes play their sports at the Warrior Games on Sunday, June 3, 2018.

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Attendees of The Expo got the opportunity to try out some of the sports that hundreds of wounded, injured and ill athletes that have served in the military. Some kids attending the event got the opportunity to try out wheelchair rugby during The Expo will continue on Monday. Monday competitions will include shooting, sitting volleyball, and wheelchair basketball. All events are open to the public. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Sean Madigan (center) controls the ball during an exhibition of wheelchair rugby at the Expo on Sunday, June 3, 2018. The Expo, a family-friendly event during the Warrior Games at the Air Force Academy that allows attendees an up-close-and-personal look at what hundreds of wounded, injured or ill athletes representing various military forces from across the globe go through in their sport. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Both Alex Wilson and Canaan Grammer (left to right) have something in common, both have had a portion of their left leg amputated. After Canaan watched Wilson competing in seated volleyball, the young boy sat on Wilson's lap as he looked at a left leg prosthesis. While on patrol in Iraq, Wilson lost his leg to an IED explosion. Grammer lost his leg when he was four years old due to a medical condition. The preliminaries of the seated volleyball competition will continue on Monday with the finals on Friday, June 8. All events are open to the public with entry through the North Gate of the Air Force Academy. Sunday, June 3, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Caanan Grammer is hoisted up by one of the Army athletes after Army defeated SOCOM in seated volleyball. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Gen. Paul J. Selva, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, tries on a pair of prosthetics with the help of Larissa Stetto and Tim Russi with Scheck & Stress at the Expo during the Warrior Games. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Gen. Paul J. Selva, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, tries on a pair of prosthetics with the help of Larissa Stetto and Tim Russi with Scheck & Stress at the Expo during the Warrior Games. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Gen. Paul J. Selva, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, tries on a pair of prosthetics with the help of Larissa Stetto and Tim Russi with Scheck & Stress at the Expo during the Warrior Games. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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The public got a chance to try wheelchair rugby during The Expo. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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The family of Shawn Runnells cheers him during the seated volleyball competition at the Warrior Games. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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The family of Shawn Runnells cheers him during the seated volleyball competition at the Warrior Games. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Shawn Runnells cheers during the seated volleyball competition at the Warrior Games. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Army defeated SOCOM in the preliminaries of seated volleyball competition at the Air Force Academy. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Army defeated SOCOM in the preliminaries of seated volleyball competition at the Air Force Academy. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Army defeated SOCOM in the preliminaries of seated volleyball competition at the Air Force Academy. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Army defeated SOCOM in the preliminaries of seated volleyball competition at the Air Force Academy. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Attendees get a closeup look of a training glider during the Expo at the Warrior Games. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Attendees get a closeup look of a training glider during the Expo at the Warrior Games. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Air Force plays the Marines during preliminaries of seated volleyball at the Warriors Games at the Air Force Academy. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Air Force plays the Marines during preliminaries of seated volleyball at the Warriors Games at the Air Force Academy. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Air Force plays the Marines during preliminaries of seated volleyball at the Warriors Games at the Air Force Academy. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Air Force plays the Marines during preliminaries of seated volleyball at the Warriors Games at the Air Force Academy. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Colby Kortum with Colorado Wheelchair Tennis Association gives some tips to Ayden Mills during the Expo at the Warrior Games at the Air Force Academy. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Colby Kortum with Colorado Wheelchair Tennis Association gives some tips during the Expo at the Warrior Games at the Air Force Academy. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Australia defeated the United Kingdom during preliminaries of seated volleyball at the Warriors Games at the Air Force Academy. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Australia defeated the United Kingdom during preliminaries of seated volleyball at the Warriors Games at the Air Force Academy. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Australia defeated the United Kingdom during preliminaries of seated volleyball at the Warriors Games at the Air Force Academy. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Broncos mascot signs autographs for attendees at the Expo at the Warrior Games at the Air Force Academy. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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