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October 11, 2013

Wounded Warriors Amputee Softball Team competes at Nellis AFB

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal

Matthew Kinsey, Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team member, prepares to throw a ball to first base during a Wounded Warrior softball game at the baseball field at Freedom Park Oct. 5 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The WWAST played against Airmen from Nellis and Creech AFBs during a double header. Some WWAST members still serve in the military, and others attend college with the Post-9/11 GI Bill.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Timothy Young

Michael Dreyer , Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team member, pitches the ball during a game against Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases’ Airmen at the baseball field at Freedom Park Oct. 5 at Nellis AFB, Nev. The WWAST is comprised of veterans and active-duty members who have lost limbs post 9/11 while serving in the military.




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