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Wounded U.S. Soldiers, Marines Participate in Ice Hockey Clinic

05/20/2008, 10:45am MDT
By Gerry J. Gilmore - American Forces Press Service

LAUREL, Md., May 20, 2008 – A group of wounded U.S. military veterans gathered at a Maryland ice rink for some fun, camaraderie and exercise May 17.

Armed Forces Day is an ideal time to start a free ice hockey clinic for wounded warriors, John Coleman, president of the Potomac Valley Amateur Hockey Association, said as he watched sled-mounted and upright disabled veterans skate across the slick, glistening surface at the Gardens Ice House in Laurel, Md. 

“It is appropriate that today is Armed Forces Day,” Coleman said. “There is not enough that we can do for these guys.” 

Most of the injured soldiers and Marines on the ice were undergoing rehabilitation at Walter Reed Army Medical Center here, Coleman noted. 

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