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There's lots of land that's open and not in any hostile areas. I talked with a rep from Innova several years ago here in Las Vegas about it and it seems like a good idea to get the sport represented worldwide by our nations finest. I can understand not playing in Iraq or Afghanistan. But Kuwait or Saudi Arabia, or even Korea and Japan as well as Europe would be excellent for the sport. Let's talk to someone about sponsoring this and get the disks flying. Being retired military, I would have greatly appreciated this during my 25 years in service. thanxxx... Charlie from Vegas.

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I was in the coast guard.

but I think i saw in disc golf world magazine, that there was an Ice Bowl fundraiser that 6 servicemen from IRAQ donated and had an innova temp basket with them there. they had a picture of it even
Seems like a no-brainer to me.

I just spent a month in China and saw no place to put a course: They use every square foot of land for vegetables, to eat.

However, for American military men and women - yeah! It doesn't matter how UGLY the terrain is, there can be a disc golf course there.

It seems amazing, to me, that the military recreation folks have not figure out what we have to offer yet.
Possibly we should send info to the secretary of defense??? I don't know. The officers in the military are used to playing Golf (the original variety) but I would like to see the enlisted do something that a private can afford.
Morale, Welfare, and Recreation cordinators will be the people who implement the various activities that our troops can take advantage of. I don't think there is a standing order to not let the men and women play DG so I say contact the command MWR cordinators. Disc golf would be an easy solution to recreation in some of the foreign commands. Hope this helps.

P.S. Disc golf would also fit into recreation that has a level of excersise to it so the military would dig it.
MWR at the Kodiak, Alaska ISC/Airsta/Barracks have a 9 hole innova discatcher course.
I am writing from a company called Disc King that has recently gotten into the disc golf basket market. We would like to help in some way if anything gets organized. Please keep me informed if things progress!
My friend e-mailed me to let me know that he finally got a course put on GTMO Cuba...


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The way in is through the volunteer organizations that support the troops. We sent discs to the marines in Iraq a few years ago through one of those groups. I don't know if it was our discs they were holding up in that DGWN article, but we did send them stock Magnets, among other things, and they had one in the picture.

I could find out from Diana how that worked, who organized that.

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