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Mr. Wilson nominated for Salute to Service

Posted by Chris Brown on November 12, 2012 – 1:11 pm

The NFL and USAA, the NFL’s Official Military Appreciation Sponsor, announced nominees for the second annual NFL Salute to Service Award and Bills owner Ralph Wilson is the nominee for the Bills.


Atlanta Falcons Mike Smith, Head Coach
Baltimore Ravens John Harbaugh, Head Coach
Buffalo Bills Ralph C. Wilson, Owner and President
Carolina Panthers Ron Rivera, Head Coach
Chicago Bears Charles Tillman, DB
Cincinnati Bengals Paul Brondhaver, Game Day Volunteer
Cleveland Browns Joe Thomas, OT
Dallas Cowboys Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders
Denver Broncos Denver Broncos Cheerleaders
Houston Texans Gary Kubiak, Head Coach
Indianapolis Colts Pat McAfee, P
Jacksonville Jaguars Mike Mularkey, Head Coach
Kansas City Chiefs Robert Alberino, VP Media/Marketing
Minnesota Vikings Jared Allen, DE
New Orleans Saints Joe Vitt, Assistant Head Coach/Linebackers
New York Giants Tom Coughlin, Head Coach
New York Jets Ben Kotwica, Assistant Special Teams Coach
Philadelphia Eagles DeSean Jackson, WR
Pittsburgh Steelers Troy Polamalu, S
Seattle Seahawks Mike Flood, VP Community Relations
St. Louis Rams Jeff Fisher, Head Coach
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Mark Dominik, GM
Washington Redskins Darrel Young, FB

Mr. Wilson served in the Navy in World War II and has supported numerous Veteran causes.

Teams from around the league nominated NFL players, alumni, and personnel who demonstrate an exemplary commitment to honoring and supporting the military community. USAA is a leading provider of insurance and other services to members of the U.S. military and their families.

Fans can visit to view videos of NFL team’s supporting their local military units, download and share photos, and offer a salute to the military on behalf of their favorite team.  NFL cities with the most salutes will earn rewards for their local military community from USAA.

To read each team’s Salute to Service nomination, visit

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