By: Emily Johnson
May 22, 2014
Wakulla County, FL - It was a time of relaxation for a group of wounded military servicemen this past week.
The Warriors and Quiet Water Foundation, Southern Chapter topped of their week of fishing on the Gulf with a banquet at Angelo's Seafood restaurant in Panacea. They say their mission is to provide a high quality restorative program for traumatically injured servicemen and women who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.
"It's been a great experience for me this week. Came down and people just took, took us by hand and really showed us all kind of love," said Staff Sergeant Mike Long.
Staff Sergeant Long along with LT. Colonel Brad Case from Fort Benning and participated in the fishing trip.
Retired General Lawrence Snowden was also on hand to honor the men for their service in the US Military. General Snowden is the oldest surviving officer in the US Marine Corps who fought on Iwo Jima.