Master Sgt. B. Paul Horton
Hometown: Corpus Christi, Texas
Current residence: Colorado Springs, Colo.
Years in service: 17
Injury/disability: Wounded by explosions. Fractured back and neck multiple times; injuries to left arm and knee, neck, face, and eyes; damaged right shoulder; traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Sport/sports: Swimming, cycling and track and field
What do Warrior Games mean to you?
They offer a venue for injured persons to show they are strong and capable, and that their injuries don’t define them.
What motivated you to try out for the Air Force Warrior Games team?
I wanted to push myself, learn some sports and show I could still compete.