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Ken Falke, retired Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal, breaks ground on Wounded Warrior Retreat

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The Leaf Chronicle  June 24, 2012

BLUEMONT, VA. — A group of investors, government officials, business executives and former military personnel has broken ground on a private retreat they hope will become a premier getaway for wounded warriors recovering in the Washington, D.C., area.

Boulder Crest Retreat will be 37 acres where recovering service members and their families can vacation, enjoying therapeutic and recreational activities, said founder Ken Falke, a retired Navy explosive ordnance disposal master chief.

“A large percentage of our military members come from rural America. Wounded warriors treated at Walter Reed can sometimes be assigned there for one to four years. While they are in top facilities, at the end of the day, they are still living in military apartments and medical clinics. This will give them the chance to get out of the city,” Falke said Friday.

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June 5, 2012 - Posted by | Bomb Disposal, Explosive Ordnance Disposal, Veterans | , , , , ,

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