Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team heads to Chester, S.C. for doubleheader April 29

April 21, 2017, 5:19 p.m. (ET)

RESTON, VA  – The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team (WWAST) will head to Chester, S.C. for a doubleheader against local teams on April 29 at Rodman Sports Complex. Kicking off the event will be a welcome ceremony at 12:30 p.m. ET, with games set to take place at 2 p.m. ET and 4 p.m. ET. Admission is $5 per ticket for the event, while active duty military and veterans can attend for free.

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

Hosted by the Progressive Association of Chester County Communities (PACCC), this family-friendly event will be fun for everyone. Following the conclusion of the game, fans will also have the opportunity to meet team members from the WWAST.

“The Progressive Association of Chester County Communities is excited to bring this amazing team of veteran athletes to our area,” said event organizer Lorraine Povlick.  “Their perseverance is inspiring.  This is going to be an enjoyable and motivating day for all who attend.”

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

About USA Softball
USA Softball is a 501(c)(3) not-for profit organization headquartered in Oklahoma City, Okla., and is designated as the National Governing Body (NGB) of Softball in the United States and a member of the United States Olympic Committee. One of the nation’s largest sports organizations, USA Softball sanctions competition in every state through a network of 70 local associations and has grown from a few hundred teams in the early days to over 150,000 teams today, representing a membership of more than 2 million.  USA Softball is dedicated to providing people of all ages the opportunity to play the game they love at a variety of levels by offering recreational, league, tournament and competitive play for fast pitch, slow pitch and modified pitch.  USA Softball annually conducts thousands of tournaments throughout the country including over 100 National Championships.  The USA Softball umpire program is among the nation’s largest and are widely known as the best trained umpires in the game.

As the NGB for the sport of softball, USA Softball is responsible for training, equipping and promoting the six USA Softball National Teams that compete in events such as the Olympics, Pan American Games, World Championships and other international and domestic events. For more information on USA Softball, including its founding and history as the Amateur Softball Association of America (ASA), please visit, www.USASoftball.com.

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 donations have supported programs helping Wounded Warrior Amputees, amputee children, and supporting medical research. You can find more information about the WWAST at www.thewwast.org.