Veterans

John Healy
May 25, 2020 - 10:02 am
From Pat Tillman to Roger Staubach, many NFL players from past and present have stepped aside from the gridiron and served in the U.S. military.
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Eldis Sula
May 21, 2020 - 3:59 am
Many restaurants are showing their appreciation for the military with deals for vets, as well as some for everyone to partake in over the long weekend.
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Photo credit Department of Veterans Affairs
Julia LeDoux
May 15, 2020 - 9:52 am
At 105 years old, Meta Monteleon is the nation’s oldest Army nurse veteran. And she’s not letting something like the COVID-19 pandemic stop her from talking to her 100-year-old sister, Virginia Dupree Phillips. Read more.
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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2019, file photo, The NFL logo NFL is on the goal post at Heinz Field before an NFL football game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Buffalo Bills in Pittsburgh. Disabled Sports USA, with funding from the NFL and the Bob Woodruff Foundation, plans to launch a league in the fall. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
April 23, 2020 - 3:01 am
The competitive drive never has left Brad Lang, who hopes to be playing football in the fall. In the first Wheelchair Football League, which is being launched by Disabled Sports USA. On Saturday, Lang, a Marine veteran who lost both legs in an explosion while on patrol in Afghanistan in 2011, will...
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Kansas City Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes, left, and Tyrann Mathieu celebrate after defeating the San Francisco 49ers in the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
February 03, 2020 - 9:15 am
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — They were celebrating the passage of time as much as football at this Super Bowl: 100-year-old war veterans at midfield for the pregame coin flip, a 50-years-young pop diva handling halftime, and, of course, a quarterback who turns 25 this year saving the best part of the...
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Julia LeDoux
February 01, 2020 - 6:30 am
Four World War II veterans will once again be part of history on Sunday. Army Staff Sgt. Odon S. Cardenas, First Lt. Samuel Lombardo, Brig. Gen. Charles McGee, and Cpl. Sidney Walton will participate in the coin toss at Super Bowl LIV before the Kansas City Chiefs square off against the San...
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John Healy
November 10, 2019 - 12:04 pm
As the U.S. honors its veterans, many servicemen and woman will be honored at NFL games this month. But many who have played in the NFL, as well as active player, have served their country in some capacity. Here is a look at some of the players in NFL history who have served in the U.S. Armed...
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