Over the years, many NFL players have visited overseas soldiers, and this year, many NFL teams were set up to honor the soldiers and soldiers at Veterans Day.
In 1965, Pete Rozelle, the NFL, wanted to show the league-Military Support. He came up with the idea of sending players from Vietnam to good-service tours. In 1966, USO and NFL co-operated with the first sports organization to send players to Vietnam and other parts of Asia. 2006 is the 40th anniversary of the unique partnership.
Walter Murren, vice president of USO European Operations, stated that NFL's commitment to the moral enhancement of foreign troops has made the annual visits of the championships to US military facilities around the word.
This year Patrick Kerney Atlanta, Max Starks Pittisburgh and Bryce Fisher in Seattle visit military personnel stationed in the Persian Gulf and the Balkans. Bryce Fisher at the Air Traffic Academy, currently captain of the Washington Air National Guard responsible for public affairs.
Memorial Dayen Brian Dawkins and Michael Strahan of NFL All Stars visited the injured US soldiers at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany.
NFL and NFL Films set up a PSA for the 40th anniversary of broadcasting the NFL Network and the Veterans Day weekend game. Many NFL players have a strong military relationship, either through their families or in their service.
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