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Sticks for Soldiers tournament to benefit Loyola U. grad Galeazzi

The seventh annual Sticks for Soldiers lacrosse tournament in Fairfield, Conn., has named U.S. Army Capt. Gregory Galeazzi, a 2007 graduate of Loyola's Army ROTC program, to be the second honoree for this year's support. The Thanksgiving weekend tournament raises funds and awareness for severely wounded military personnel. He joins U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. (ret.) Greg Caron of Ellington, Conn., as honorees this year.

On May 26, 2011, Galeazzi, an Army Ranger, was seriously wounded while conducting a dismounted patrol in Afghanistan's Kandahar province. The blast caused severe injuries to his legs, requiring amputations of both limbs above his knees, and his right arm was critically...