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Two WWII Vets top off Week end of Commander Classic and 8 other Warrior Wishes events.

What an incredible time last Saturday as Warrior Wishes hosted heroes at 6 different NFL games , an Easton Corbin Meet & Greet Country Concert in TX, a Dallas Mavericks game & a VERY SPECIAL trip for a couple World War 2 heroes And 48 others at the Commanders Classic Army /Air Force Game in Dallas – 95 Year Old Army Air Corps David DeLaCruz and 97 year old Army vet Joe Rodriguez represented their respective teams but Air Force came out on top 13-7 …
THANK YOU to Chris Clay for coordinating the 2nd year of the Commanders Classic but MOST IMPORTANTLY THANK YOU to our 50 warriors we hosted,including David and Joe ,for their service to our country !!
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Da Coach

For anyone who may not know, Coach Ditka (along with Chris Berman, Rick Reilly and ESPN)is the main reason that we celebrate our 10th Anniversary this year, and have hosted & honored over
8500 heroes since 2012. Matt had a big surprise for Coach last night, as we presented him with personalized photo book with a photo of almost every hero warrior we have ever honored. We took a few of our warrior friends with us, thanks to Coach and Karen Wright. A great night was had by all at the 2022 Gridiron Greats Hall of Fame Gala.
THANK YOU to some of our Grabowski Warriors;
Navy Veteran Amos Albert, Air Force Inez Turner and Army Veterans Darrin Johnson, Cameron Crouch, Jerimy Weatherly, Brian Bardsley and Sean McDermott(Brian& Sean are also Chicago Police officers ) for their service. Thank you to Patrick at Hyatt Regency Chicago for hotel room
for Sgt Johnson and Sgt Crouch.

Thank you to Jarrett Payton and Jim McMahon as well for stopping by to say Hi to our guests.

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14 Heroes attend Hawks game in comfort of Corporate Suite

We were able to fill our donated Blackhawks Suite with 14 heroes and family members!!
First of all, THANK YOU to Dave and his son Austin of Landscaping Material and Firewood for donating the Suite.
MOST IMPORTANTLY THANK YOU to our Warrior Guests for dropping everything and heading to the United Center in a couple hours notice …LOL. It was our honor and pleasure to host and thank the following for their service to our country.
Army Veterans Chris Buscher, Air Force Kyle Radke and their sons. Air Force Mike Bazzoni, and his son, Air Force David Mercer & his wife, Army Veteran Jason Vaughn and his girlfriend & Active-Duty Navy Brandon McPhan, along with Alexis Brown who works for the VA.

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Great Day to be a Hockey fan in Nashville for 14 Heroes.

What a great Saturday in Nashville to be a Hockey fan.
14 of our countries military heroes enjoyed a Limo Tour of a couple cool breweries, the hoopla of NFL Playoff game in town and Nashville Predators hockey victory. Despite the City of Nashville’s very disappointing 19-16 last second Titan loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, a good time was had by all. Active-duty Army veterans Gordon Burton, Logan Allie, Kaitlyn Lear and Louise Farrell, along with retired Army MSGT Michelle Sandahl, CSM Michele Johnson, CW4 Kenny Chang and 1SGT Eddie Alvarran all came down from Fort Campbell for this experience. Local Nashville area Veterans Steve Moore of (Navy), Cory Willard (Air Force), Bruce Coots (Army) and Cliff Hinson (Army) joined Chicago Army Vet Andy Balafas & 27-year Navy Veteran Scott Dunlop, who both had arrived last night completed the roster.
THANK YOU to Joel & Flip at Barrique Brewing, At Yazoo Brewery new location and John at Honky Tonk Central for our 3 stop Limo Tour. THANK YOU to Mike at Signature Limousine for the VIP Limo Bus Transportation all night.
THANK YOU to Kevin from Vaco Nashville, for donating their company Vaco Predators Suite for this Special Event.
THANK YOU to Andrew at Four Points Sheraton Nashville Airport for hotel accommodations for our out-of-town guests.
MOST IMPORTANTLY THANK YOU to all 14 of our Special Guests for their service to our great country!!