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WWAST to Play in the 37th Busch Softball Classic

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We have seen firsthand the strong pride that this area displays for military personnel and Wounded Warriors and it is very gratifying to see the recognition for those that have served our country - Dennis Wince

On Friday, July 1 to Sunday, July 3, the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team (WWAST) will be playing in the 37th Busch Softball Classic, in Sherwood, AR, at the Sherwood Sports Complex. There is an exhibition game on Friday evening that begins at 6:15 PM. The team will play in the Busch E Division on Saturday and Sunday. Admission to these games is free.

“It is very exciting to be playing in the Busch Softball Classic,” said Dennis Wince, WWAST Executive Director and US Army Retired Veteran. “Working with the tournament director, we have seen firsthand the strong pride that this area displays for military personnel and Wounded Warriors and it is very gratifying to see the recognition for those that have served our country.”

The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team is a charitable organization whose mission is to inspire and educate others while enhancing the health and welfare of wounded warrior amputees. This organization is a perfect example of how a positive attitude, commitment, dedication and perseverance allow these warriors to overcome any obstacle. The WWAST is comprised of athletic amputee veterans and active duty servicemen and women who travel the country playing abled-bodied teams in competitive, celebrity and exhibition softball games.

“We are so proud and honored to have The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball team at the 37th Busch Softball Classic,” said Clint Albright, the Tournament Director and Event Organizer. “The people of Central Arkansas will be able to enjoy this special team and we thank the WESTROCK Coffee Co for making it possible.”

For more information regarding the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team and upcoming events, visit http://www.thewwast.org.

About Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team:
The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team (WWAST) is a standalone 501(c)(3) public charity whose mission is to inspire and educate others while enhancing the health and welfare of wounded warrior amputees. The Team was created in March 2011, and travels the country playing able-bodied softball teams. The WWAST is not affiliated with other charities having the words “Wounded Warrior” in their name (e.g. Wounded Warrior Project, etc.). Since its inception over 85% of their donations have supported programs helping wounded military Veterans.

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