Veterans In The Ring
A program for Veterans to train in boxing for free.
Veteran Bruce Silverglade created this program because he "just wanted to give back to the Veteran community." After being cleared by their physicians at VA, Veterans are welcome to come Tuesdays or Thursdays to train.
Medical Clearance Required To Participate in VA Adaptive Sports Programs
To obtain medical clearance, contact Jonathan Glasberg, Department of Veteran Affairs, VA Hospital NYC 212-686-7500 X 7779 or firstname.lastname@example.org - He will arrange for a VA physician to write a note and have it placed in your electronic medical record.
The note title must be:
“Adaptive Sports Medical Clearance Note”
Medical clearance with this note lasts for 1 full year.
Once this form is presented to Gleason’s Gym, the veteran will be given free complementary membership, along with two training sessions weekly.