Veterans Day brings out golfers from La Jolla and San Diego to benefit Wounded Warrior Project

Navy veterans Chris Proctor, Desiree Del Rosario and Chauncey Mitchell with Marine George Barreto play golf at Camp Pendleton on Veterans Day 2012 to raise money and awareness for the Wounded Warrior Project. (Courtesy Photo)

Military Veterans-turned-Golf Academy of America students marked Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2012 by playing golf from dawn until dusk at Marine Memorial Golf course at Camp Pendleton to raise money and awareness for the Wounded Warrior Project. The foursome pictured above set off at dawn to play 54 holes over the course of the day. All five Golf Academy campuses — Myrtle Beach, Orlando, Dallas, Phoenix and San Diego — simultaneously undertook the golf marathons.

The mission of Wounded Warrior Project is to honor and empower Wounded Warriors. WWP’s purpose is to raise awareness and enlist the public’s aid for the needs of injured service members, to help injured servicemen and women aid and assist each other, and to provide unique, direct programs and services to meet their needs. WWP is a national, nonpartisan organization headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla.

For information about the Wounded Warrior Project, visit woundedwarriorproject.org

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