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Fishing with Falcons

Updated: May 29, 2009, 2:23 PM ET
By Melanie Jarrett | ESPNOutdoors.com

ATLANTA — For injured soldiers, it's a therapeutic getaway; for NFL players, it's an eye-opener.

It was an outing of wounded members of the U.S. Armed Forces from the VA Medical Center in Augusta, Ga., and a close look at the occupants of the pontoon boat as it cruised Lake Lanier showed this was no ordinary fishing excursion.

On deck was a woman in her 20s in a neon green wheelchair. Alongside her, dreadlocks tied back with a rubber band, stood an athletic man wearing a faded ...

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