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Badgers pen their support to deployed Guardsmen

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Gross said the UW athletic department had the opportunity to host two groups of wounded warriors last year, which had a profound impact on many of the Badgers athletes. Over the years, teams have also visited area veterans hospitals as well.

The letters, she said, expressed each student-athlete's appreciation for the military and their role in protecting the nation's freedom.

"There is a general understanding, in reading through them, that they're allowed to play their sport and do the things they love because of the sacrifice of our Armed Forces members," she said. "And for them to be freshmen and have that understanding and be able to express that in a letter of appreciation is outstanding."

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