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Update on Cashman: Broken fibula, dislocated ankle.

Posted by: Chad Jennings - Posted in Misc on Mar 04, 2013 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

Here’s the latest from the Yankees…

Earlier today, Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman participated in a parachute jump with the U.S. Army Golden Knights at the Homestead Air Reserve Base outside of Miami to help raise awareness for the Wounded Warrior Project (information below).

Following the second of two tandem jumps, Cashman was injured during his landing. He was taken to Homestead Hospital where X-rays showed he suffered a broken right fibula and a dislocated right ankle.

He is currently scheduled for surgery later today with Dr. Dominic Carreira at Broward Health Medical Center.

Cashman offered the following quote:

“I’m in great spirits, and it was an awesome experience. The Golden Knights are first class. While I certainly didn’t intend to raise awareness in exactly this fashion, I’m extremely happy that the Wounded Warrior Project is getting the well-deserved additional attention.”

About Wounded Warrior Project
The mission of Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) is to honor and empower wounded warriors. WWP’s purpose is to raise awareness and enlist the public’s aid for the needs of injured service members, to help injured servicemen and women aid and assist each other, and to provide unique, direct programs and services to meet their needs. WWP is a national, nonpartisan organization headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. To get involved and learn more, visit woundedwarriorproject.org.

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