Wounded Soldiers Find Healing in Golf Program

Fort Belvoir Golf Club instructor, Rick Zarlengo, explains a club's "sweet spot" to Warrior Transition Battalion-Pentagon servicemember, Steven Downey, during a WTB instructional golf clinic, Saturday.

Source: By Rick Musselman, Belvoir Eagle Sports Editor, U.S. Army

Fort Belvoir, Va. (Sept. 11, 2014) – More than 50 Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers and Family members from Fort Belvoir and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center learned the basics of golf at the Golf Club, Saturday during an adaptive sports clinic. The clinic is designed to introduce wounded, injured and ill servicemembers to the game, promote therapeutic rehabilitation and encourage outdoor recreation.

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