Sports Greats With Military Backgrounds

Soldier from behind with an American flag over his shoulder

Professional sports and military service require similar traits such as commitment, teamwork, leadership, training, and dedication. Maybe that’s why we find so many professional athletes with military history. The core values are already there.

Unlike sports, the military doesn’t involve top-dollar contracts and adoring fans. So let’s salute these veterans who either are, or have been at the top of their game.

Thank you for your service.