The Other ‘Big Game’ In Minneapolis – Wounded Warriors vs. NFL Veterans Football

Brandon going in for a tackle
Brandon going in for a tackle

The Super Bowl wasn’t the only great football contest happening in Minnesota last week. The Wounded Warrior Amputee Football Team (WWAFT) took on some former Minnesota Vikings for a little game of flag football at Concordia University on Wednesday. It was all to benefit veterans’ organizations including the WWAFT and a number of other initiatives which serve disabled veterans. We caught up with Brandon Korona, WWAFT player, Army veteran, and Next Step client, to get the inside scoop.

How did you become a member of the Wounded Warrior Team?

Actually, I played my first game last year in honor of Veteran’s Day.

What was it like playing in this year’s game?

It was awesome. It’s great to see NFL players care about the cause and great to get out on the field. I was two for two on catches including one for a touchdown. Continue reading “The Other ‘Big Game’ In Minneapolis – Wounded Warriors vs. NFL Veterans Football”