WWAST News

Kids with amputations learn the game of softball

June 21st, 2017 by

FAIRFAX, VA (WUSA9) – Some kids with amputations are breaking barriers in Fairfax County, as they pick up the game of softball, despite their disability.

“There’s no such word as can’t,” said 9-year-old Annie Kate Myers, who is missing her right hand. 

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Washington DC NBC 4- Wounded Warrior Kids Camp (long version)

June 21st, 2017 by

Washington DC NBC 4- Wounded Warrior Kids Camp

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Wounded warriors coach softball to children with similar challenges

June 21st, 2017 by

WASHINGTON — It’s a kids’ softball camp where the coaches are wounded warriors and the children face similar challenges. But this camp is about so much more than just softball.

This is the fifth year the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team has held a softball camp for children ages 8 to 12 who are amputees. This year, 20 kids from across the country attended the weeklong camp at George Mason University in Fairfax.

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WWAST Kids Camp Featured on ESPN Top 10

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Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team

May 11th, 2017 by

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The Double-Header Softball Games at Rodman Sports Complex

May 11th, 2017 by

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A Special Banquet for the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team

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‘It is a bond you can’t get anywhere else': Wounded Warriors players speak about their experience

May 11th, 2017 by

The Wounded Warriors amputee softball team headed into Raley Field Saturday to take on the Sacramento All-Stars.

KCRA 3 spoke with two of the players, Ben Mitchell and Mike Brown, from the WWAST before the game about their service and recovery process.

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Len Anderson: A work in progress

May 11th, 2017 by

Leonard Anderson is no stranger to Chester County. The retired tech sergeant came back home to Chester County this week to play against some of the teammates he knew when he was a member of the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team (WWAST). Anderson was the recipient of a Quilt of Valor during the WWAST banquet held on the night before the doubleheader game pitting the WWAST against two homegrown teams. Anderson played on both of those home teams, pitting his ball playing skills against some of his old WWAST teammates.

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