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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: PA-002-13
November 19, 2013

Media invited to Sitting Volleyball Tournament

Media are invited to cover the third annual Warrior Care Month sitting volleyball tournament at the Pentagon Athletic Center Nov. 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The tournament will include teams from the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, U.S. Special Operations Command and Veterans Affairs.

Service members and veterans with disabilities competing in the tournament will display adaptive reconditioning skills they use in their recovery process. Reconditioning activities help recovering service members and veterans overcome challenges and obstacles and allow them to focus on ability over disability.

Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Metro Entrance only. Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Coordinate escort into the building with Letha Dolza letha.r.dolza.ctr@mail.mil or 703-428-7628 no later than 1:00 p.m. Nov. 20.