Maybe the makings for a movie, or maybe just the makings for a moving experience. Marines around the world play hockey too!
Based in Iraq and surrounded by war, Marines' street hockey league has been a popular means of coping with the reality of the harsh situation these soldiers are dealing with on a daily basis.
Combat Center Inline Hockey
Based at MAGTFTC in Twentynine Palms, CA, for these Marines it's the thrill of the sport and the camaraderie that keep friends coming back for more.
Read more... Support our Troops... Support our Sport!
The Baghdad Bruins Bond on the Streets of Iraq
By Ethan Zohn
Thursday, April 29, 2010
This hockey team is stacked with America's heroes
[full article: http://www.tonic.com/article/baghdad...reets-of-iraq/ ]
New inline hockey club on a roll at Combat Center
by Lance Cpl. M. C. Nerl
Friday, May 21, 2010
Service members aboard the Combat Center (MAGTFTC - Twentynine Palms) are currently trying to pass along the torch and spread the word about the sport, and their small club dedicated to it.
[full article: http://www.hidesertstar.com/articles...s/sports03.txt ]