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Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team Playing At Murnane Field in Utica

 WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 03: Members of the Washington Nationals Wounded Warrior softball team observe the national anthem before the start of the Wounded Warrior Amputee Celebrity Softball Classic at Nationals Park April 3, 2012 in Washington, DC. With a team comprised of veterans and active duty service members from across the United States who lost limbs while serving in Iraq or Afghanistan, members of the Washington Nationals Wounded Warrior softball team travel the country competing against able-bodied opponents. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team is in Central New York this week and will play a doubleheader against area law enforcement officers on Friday night at Murnane Field in Utica.

The WWAST is made up for 15 Army and Marine veterans who have lost limbs in combat, post-9/11.

Gates open Friday night at Murnane at 5:00, with opening ceremonies at 6:30. They’ll place local law enforcement officers at 7:00, followed by a another game against soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division at 8:00 (games played rain or shine).

Tickets are $5, available at the gate. Money raised goes the WWAST and the Sitrin Healthcare Center’s Military Rehabilitation Program, according to the WWAST.

In advance of Friday’s game, local musician Donna Mucks joined WIBX First News with Keeler in the Morning to share her military tribute song, ‘For You and For Me’:

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