Surf’s Up: Wounded Warriors Take to the Waves

Jul 16, 2014

Sgt. Tim Hilton gets ready to head into the water for a surf session at White Plains Beach. He's been in the Warrior Transition Battalion since January.
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Spc. Emily Robinson throws a quick shaka before grabbing her board and heading into the water. She uses surf therapy to help heal from a bad back injury.
Credit Molly Solomon

Military soldiers took to the water this past weekend to heal both physical and emotional wounds. Surf therapy is part of a program that helps wounded warriors begin the road to recovery. HPR’s Molly Solomon spent some time on the shores of Oahu and has this report.