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Hippotherapy, charitable organization helps wounded warriors

Phyllis Lang, a certified occupational therapist assistant with the Madigan Army Medical Center Warrior Transition Battalion, helps Army Sgt. Michael Buccieri stretch during a hippotherapy session at a ranch in Olympia, Wash., April 9, 2013. Buccieri was shot in the back while deployed to Afghanistan in 2011. He is taking part in the Back in the Saddle Warriors program available through a local charitable organization, Heartbeat Serving Wounded Warriors. He and other soldiers work one-on-one with the occupational therapist and the Heartbeat team to work on his flexibility and core strength while riding on a horse. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jennifer Spradlin, 19th Public Affairs Detachment)



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This work, Hippotherapy, charitable organization helps wounded warriors [Image 2 of 6], by SGT Jennifer Spradlin, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:04.09.2013

Date Posted:04.15.2013 12:55

Photo ID:907106

VIRIN:130409-A-OP586-474

Resolution:5184x3456

Size:1.15 MB

Location:OLYMPIA, WA, USGlobe

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