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Excitement builds for first Invictus Games in U.S.

The annual Invictus Games begin next month in Florida
The annual Invictus Games begin next month in... 00:39

Excitement is building for the first Invictus Games to take place in the United States.

The Invictus Games flag was presented Tuesday to the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York City. The sporting competition for wounded service members takes place next month in Orlando.

Former U.S. Army Capt. William Reynolds, who ... 00:19

Prince Harry began the games two years ago in London. At Buckingham Palace, he gave the flag last week to U.S. team captain Will Reynolds, whose leg was amputated due to an IED shrapnel injury in Baghdad. The event marked the official handover from the U.K. to the U.S.

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Reynolds leaves London's Buckingham Palace in a specially-commissioned Jaguar F-Pace Invictus Games Flag Vehicle to begin the flag relay to the U.S. ahead of Orlando 2016. John Stillwell/PA Wire URN:25998277

Reynolds, who competed in the first London Invictus Games in 2014 and will compete in cycling and track this year, said he's looking forward to a "transformational experience" for the athletes.

"I think one of the greatest things about getting a lot of para- or adaptive athletes together is everyone is at different stages of their journey, so we can all motivate each other to reach that next milestone," Reynolds said.

"This network of Invictus athletes is one that you'll have for a lifetime, so it's really a great alumni group to be a part of," he added.

"CBS This Morning" co-host Norah O'Donnell is an ambassador for this year's Invictus Games.

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