Take the Field Tribute—Ohio State Buckeyes vs. the Navy Midshipmen: 9/5/09

HD Handshoe - BlockONation.com@BlockONationAnalyst IAugust 24, 2009

BALTIMORE - NOVEMBER 15:  Ricky Dobbs #4 of the Navy Midshipmen looks to pass against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on November 15, 2008 at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland. Notre Dame defeated Navy 27-21.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

With less than two weeks before the Navy Midshipmen come to town to open the 2009 college football season, there is something other than the game, players, coaches, and match-ups that I'd like to share with you all.

I have a friend of mine whose daughter was very close to a classmate of hers. He signed up for the Army right after high school and he ultimately found himself in Iraq.

On August 4th, 2009 he lost his life, fighting for our country and for our freedoms. He was just 19 years old.

So please, in 12 days when Navy comes to Columbus, please support this great idea and welcome them into Ohio Stadium.

Please spread the word and send this to all the Buckeye fans you know.

Of course, we can still root for an OSU victory, but there are bigger things in life than football.

Supporting the men and women of our Armed Forces is one of them.

Please, whatever you do, don't boo Navy. Instead, treat them as you treat our Buckeyes.

Thank you!

HD Handshoe is the Founder and Publisher of
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