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Fort Belvoir Plan
For SSG George Jordan, the game of golf has helped the retired Army veteran reclaim his life. Twenty years in the U.S. Army and multiple deployments for operations in Panama, the Persian Gulf, Afghanistan and Iraq left Jordan in chronic pain – physically and psychologically. “I retired in 2004,”...
Veterans Day Concert-Jeff's Speech
Four war veterans from World War II, Korea and Operation Iraqi Freedom were honored at the Veterans Day Concert in downtown Baltimore on November 10. The honorees included Sergeant First Class James Thomas Odom, who served in Korea; Chief Petty Officer Ismael Torres, who served inKorea; Staff...
Actor Jeffrey Wright ("Westworld," "Casino Royale") talks to the group of veterans featured in the new HBO documentary, "We Are Not Done Yet." (HBO)
“When I first got back home from Afghanistan, my dad was like, ‘Hey, if you ever want to talk, we’re here for you,'" retired Marine Joe Merritt says in “We Are Not Done Yet,” a new HBO documentary produced by actor Jeffrey Wright (“Westworld,” “Casino Royale,” “Boardwalk Empire”) and directed by...
gt. Aaron Silton is an assistant professional, fitting clubs and giving lessons at Carlsbad Golf Center in California. (Aaron Silton photo)
On Sept. 27, 2009, Sgt. Aaron Silton was three months into his fifth tour of duty in Afghanistan when he was shot in the face. “When I got hit, I was straddling a little irrigation ditch and my feet got caught in the mud,” said Silton, who became a fifth-generation soldier in 2003. “There were...
Fort Belvoir Golf Club instructor, Rick Zarlengo, explains a club's "sweet spot" to Warrior Transition Battalion-Pentagon servicemember, Steven Downey
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...
SMGA on Fox News
The SMGA's work to further the physical and mental rehabilitation of combat wounded veterans through the game of golf was highlighted on Fox News.