NFL stars visit Hawaii's wounded warriors, Purple Heart recipients
Photo Credit: Stephanie Rush, Pacific Regional Medical Command Public Affairs
SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii " Six NFL players on island for the upcoming Pro Bowl game attended a Wounded Warrior luncheon at the Nehelani, here, Jan. 24, to speak with Soldiers, pose for photographs and sign memorabilia. Charles Tillman (Chicago Bears cornerback, #33), Victor Cruz (New York Giants wide receiver, #80), Marshawn Lynch (Seattle Seahawks running back, #24), Jason Witten (Dallas Cowboys tight end, #82), Doug Martin (Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back, #22) and Julio Jones (Atlanta Falcons wide receiver, #11) took time away from their daily practices leading up to the big game to meet with Purple Heart recipients and combat-wounded Soldiers from the Warrior Transition Battalion and the 25th Infantry Division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Brigade Combat Team and 25th Combat Aviation Brigade. Standing with the players are Lt. Col. Stanley Garcia (left), commander, Warrior Transition Battalion, and Command Sgt. Maj. Joshua Amano (right), senior enlisted advisor, WTB.
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