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Wounded warriors CARE week

Retired Staff Sgt. Garrett Pope uses a bite tab to pull back the string of a bow as he prepares to fire during the  Northeast Region Warrior CARE Event at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Nov. 17. The event is in conjunction with Warrior Care Month, a month dedicated to honoring the courage, resilience and accomplishments of wounded, ill and injured service members, their families and their caregivers. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Tech. Sgt. Brian Ferguson)

Retired Staff Sgt. Garrett Pope uses a bite tab to pull back the string of a bow as he prepares to fire during the Northeast Region Warrior CARE Event at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Nov. 17. The event is in conjunction with Warrior Care Month, a month dedicated to honoring the courage, resilience and accomplishments of wounded, ill and injured service members, their families and their caregivers. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Tech. Sgt. Brian Ferguson)

Retired Staff Sgt. Garrett Pope, from Washington state, uses a racing wheel chair for the first time during the Northeast Region Warrior CARE Event at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Nov. 18, 2015. November is Warrior Care Month and dedicated to honoring wounded, ill and injured service members, their families and their caregivers. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Philip Bryant)

Retired Staff Sgt. Garrett Pope, from Washington state, uses a racing wheel chair for the first time during the Northeast Region Warrior CARE Event at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Nov. 18, 2015. November is Warrior Care Month and dedicated to honoring wounded, ill and injured service members, their families and their caregivers. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Philip Bryant)

Senior Airman Austen Strait, right, is coached on wheelchair basketball techniques during the Northeast Region Warrior CARE Event at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Nov. 18, 2015. November is Warrior Care Month and dedicated to honoring wounded, ill and injured service members, their families and their caregivers. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Philip Bryant)

Senior Airman Austen Strait, right, is coached on wheelchair basketball techniques during the Northeast Region Warrior CARE Event at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Nov. 18, 2015. November is Warrior Care Month and dedicated to honoring wounded, ill and injured service members, their families and their caregivers. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Philip Bryant)

Scott Addington, retired U.S. Air Force member, shoots a free throw during a wheelchair basketball game at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Nov. 18, 2015. The game is part of a weeklong Northeast Region Warrior CARE Event in conjunction with Warrior Care Month, dedicated to honoring wounded, ill and injured service members, their families and their caregivers. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Philip Bryant)

Scott Addington, retired U.S. Air Force member, shoots a free throw during a wheelchair basketball game at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Nov. 18, 2015. The game is part of a weeklong Northeast Region Warrior CARE Event in conjunction with Warrior Care Month, dedicated to honoring wounded, ill and injured service members, their families and their caregivers. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Philip Bryant)

Wounded warriors practice wheelchair rugby during  the Northeast Region Warrior CARE Event at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Nov. 16. The event is in conjunction with Warrior Care Month, a month dedicated to honoring the courage, resilience and accomplishments of wounded, ill and injured service members, their families and their caregivers. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Tech. Sgt. Brian Ferguson)

Wounded warriors practice wheelchair rugby during the Northeast Region Warrior CARE Event at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Nov. 16. The event is in conjunction with Warrior Care Month, a month dedicated to honoring the courage, resilience and accomplishments of wounded, ill and injured service members, their families and their caregivers. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Tech. Sgt. Brian Ferguson)

JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Maryland -- More than 75 wounded, ill or injured service members from different branches of the military came to Joint Base Andrews, Md., to take part in the week-long event during Warrior CARE Month.

CARE stands for: C - Caregiver Support Program; A - Adaptive & Rehabilitative Sports Program; R - Recovering Airmen Mentorship Program; E - Employment & Career Readiness Program.

For more information about Warrior CARE, please visit: http://warriorcare.dodlive.mil/