Former SEAL Has End-Zone Mission
Sunday, September 11, 2011
LA Times -- Reporting from San Diego — Like any good military man, JP Bolwahnn has it all mapped out.
Shortly after he crosses the goal line for the first time, the ball cradled in his arm, the University of San Diego running back will turn toward the American flag and salute.
The gesture will be for Petty Officer Danny Dietz, killed six years ago in a firefight with Taliban guerrillas. It will be for Lt. Cmdr. Jonas Kelsall and Chief Petty Officer Robert James Reeves, who died last month when their helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan. And it will be for all the other Navy SEALs still fighting abroad. (Full Story)