SFC Katie Kuiper, Active Duty

Current Location:

  San Antonio, Texas

Military Occupational Specialty (MOS)/Current Occupation:


WTU of Recovery:

  Warrior Transition Battalion, Fort Sam Houston, Texas


  Miami, Florida


  Excelsior College, New York


  Track and Field, Cycling

Injury or Illness:

  Gunshot Wound To Head

Sgt. 1st Class Katie Kuiper was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. She enlisted in the Army in 2003. She deployed to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in 2004 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. She also served as a Watch Analyst with Joint Task Force – South.

Kuiper deployed to Camp Taji, Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2008. In 2010, she was assigned to Headquarters, Southern Command in Miami, Florida supporting operations throughout Central and South America and the Caribbean including Operation Unified Response. Injuries in 2013, brought her to the Warrior Transition Battalion, Ft. Sam Houston, Texas.

“Participating in these events is instrumental to my well-being. It brings great joy to me and a huge smile to my face.”

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Year Event Results


U.S. Army Warrior Trials


Warrior Games Gold 1500m (Track and Field)
Gold (Cycling)


DoD Warrior Games Gold Women’s 200m Dash 4.0 (Track)
Gold Women’s 400m Dash 4.0 (Track)
Gold Women’s 800m Run 4.0 (Track)
Gold Women’s 1500m Run 4.0 (Track)