Mission:
The USSOCOM Warrior Care Program (Care Coalition) Military Adaptive Sports assists in both the physical and mental process to improve the overall health and welfare of wounded, ill, or injured Special Operations Forces (SOF), through exposure to adaptive team sports and activities.  These adaptive sports promote mental/physical fitness, camaraderie, mentorship, and enhances the overall health and welfare of wounded, ill, or injured Special Operations Forces with a main focus on reintegrating participants back to the force whenever possible and maintaining ties with our SOF Veterans.  This program provides access to specialized equipment, professional coaching, and the ability to attend various sporting camps, wellness events and competitions around the world. 

Participation Criteria:

  • Must have been assigned or attached to a Special Operations unit when injury occurred.
  • Active duty participants must have Unit Commander endorsement, if applicable, in order to participate in adaptive sports.
    All participants must be medically cleared, prior to participation.
  • All athletes must abide by the USSOCOM conduct policy. Participation in the program is a privilege, not a guarantee.

 

Program Goals:

  • Adaptive sports provides post-rehabilitation support to wounded, ill, or injured SOF Warriors through participation in adaptive sports and activities.
  • Adaptive sports promotes physical fitness, peer mentoring, and healthy sustainable living.  All impairments, injuries and skill levels are supported and encouraged.
  • For those selected to represent Team SOCOM, and display a willingness and desire to commit to the program, adaptive equipment will be provided to continue their athletic growth on an individual level and at their own pace.
  • Athletes that demonstrate a team mentality and willingness to participate may be invited to compete in the Warrior Games and Invictus, as representatives of Team SOCOM.