The gold star families of fallen servicemen Army 1st Lt. Stephen "Chase" Prasnicki, a 2010 graduate of the United States Military Academy who died June 27, 2012, in Afghanistan, and Marine Corps 2nd Lt. James Patrick "JP" Blecksmith, a 2003 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy who died Nov. 11, 2004, in Iraq, are honored during the second quarter of the 115th Army-Navy football game Dec. 13 at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. Former Black Knights fullback Mike Viti and his "Mike's Hiking for Heroes" group also were honored during the ceremony. (U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps, IMCOM Public Affairs)

Gold star families honored at Army-Navy game

The gold star families of a Soldier and a Marine, both of whom played military academy football and later were killed in combat, were honored Dec. 13 at the 115th Army-Navy game to help raise awareness of the meaning and significance of the gold......READ MORE



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