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The Duke of Sussex and Jill Biden, First Lady of the United States, paid homage to those who would have competed in the Warrior Games (Picture: WH.GOV)
Prince Harry expressed his sadness at the cancellation of the Warrior Games, saying Covid-19 had “turned life upside down for so many.”
The Duke of Sussex, who served in the Army for ten years, sponsored a virtual event for the Games, which honors wounded current serving and veteran US military personnel.
Harry, who was joined by US First Lady Jill Biden, said that the Warrior Games inspired the Invictus Games, which he created and hosted for the first time in London in 2014.
The duke was scheduled to attend the 2021 Warrior Games in Orlando, Florida, but the event was postponed owing to worries about the coronavirus.
‘I’m very sad that we’re not all together at the Warrior Games where we should be,’ he added, referring to those who would have participated.
‘For many individuals, the epidemic has altered or turned their lives upside down.
‘I’ll never forget my first visit to the Warrior Games, which inspired me to create the Invictus Games, and the Invictus Games would never have been created if I hadn’t been inspired by each and every one of you, your companions, and your families for everything you give to the service of this country.’
After seeing wounded American military members thrive in competitive sports that helped their rehabilitation during Colorado’s 2013 Warrior Games, Harry created the worldwide event.
The tournament honors the “resilience and commitment” of wounded, sick, and injured current duty and veteran US military personnel.
‘It’s not about the medals,’ Harry said. It’s not even about winning; as far as the majority of us are concerned, you’ve already won.
‘These games are very significant because they serve as a reminder of duty, both at home and abroad, whether it’s the Warrior Games or the Invictus Games.
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‘It’s about looking after our physical and emotional health.
‘And, once again, it includes not just those who wear the uniform, but each and every one of you. Because, as we all know, once you’ve served, you’ve always served, and this extends to the whole family network.’
‘20 years ago our world split apart, and the shockwaves of 9/11 remain today, but when the President and I visited the September 11 monuments this weekend, I was reminded of the compassion that shone through the inhumanity of that day,’ said first lady Dr. Biden.
‘As we fought a worldwide war on terror, there was a call to protect the ideals we hold dear, and a brave group of men and women came up to say, “Me, I will go.”
‘That includes you, Harry; you live by the basic concept of serving together and recovering together.’
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