Members of the Atlanta Falcons coaching and executive staff will visit the Arlington National Cemetery and Walter Reed Medical Center to thank the military
One thing that the entire NFL has done a wonderful job of is honoring the men and women of the United States Military. The Atlanta Falcons are no exception, as they take the time whenever possible to reach out to those who make incredible sacrifices in order to defend our freedoms.
Earlier this year the Falcons head coach, Dan Quinn, was honored by the USAA with a Salute to Service Award for his work in reaching out to military members and their families.
“Coach Quinn truly embodies the spirit of our Salute to Service Award,” Retired Vice Admiral John Bird, the senior vice president of military affairs for USAA said about the Falcons coach via D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “Though he has no direct ties to the military, he’s made it his personal charge to show appreciation for their service and sacrifice. Coach Quinn is a very deserving recipient of this year’s award, and we wish him luck in Super Bowl LI, knowing that he has already made the NFL and the military community very proud.”
Again the coach is part of a group set to honor members of the armed forces. Quinn, team owner Arthur Blank, general manager Thomas Dimitroff and other members of…
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