Gallery: Team USA at Opening Ceremony

By Getty Images | March 07, 2014, 5:30 p.m. (ET)

Alpine skier Jon Lujan, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, officially started the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games for Team USA, acting as the U.S. flag bearer for the Opening Ceremony at Fisht Olympic Stadium on March 7, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. Lujan was wounded while serving in Iraq in 2003. On March 8, competition for the 80-member U.S. delegation begins with the alpine skiing downhill race for all classifications.