Hawaii veterans compete in Golden Age Games

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
A veteran competes in the 2016 National Veterans Golden Age Games.

A veteran competes in the 2016 National Veterans Golden Age Games.

Veterans Affairs Pacific Island Healthcare System
News Release

HONOLULU — Veteran Affairs Pacific Island Health Care System (VAPIHCS) celebrate the nine veteran athletes who competed in this year’s 2016 National Veterans Golden Games July 10-14 in Detroit.

The National Veterans Golden Age Games is the only national multi-event sports and recreational seniors’ competition program designed to improve the quality of life for all older veterans, including those with a wide range of abilities and disabilities. The members of Golden Age Team Hawaii are:

•Ed Chang, 77, air rifle, golf

•Robert Damaso, 70, field, table tennis, swimming

•Ed Gayagas, 77, badminton, basketball, bowling, cycling, field, golf, racquetball, rowing, swimming and track

•Karl Hall, 61, 5K cycling, swimming (50M & 25M) freestyle, discus, javelin, shot put, power walk,  track (100M, 200M, 800M)

•Teresa Micheletti, 62, badminton, bowling, horseshoes, racquetball, swimming and track

•Glenford Park, 70, golf, swimming and track

•Joe Penn, 76, horseshoes, golf

•Bill Siebentritt, 66, bowling, horseshoes, nine ball, swimming

•Linda Watson, 70, blind golf, bowling, horseshoes, shuffleboard

For more coverage of the event, see www.blogs.va.gov/VAntage/29094/ndreds-senior-soldiers-detroit-week-national-veterans-golden-age-games/.

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