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Bills founder’s medals on display in Buffalo

Posted by Chris Brown on July 10, 2015 – 11:34 am

Bills founder and Hall of Fame owner Ralph Wilson’s military medals for his service in the US Navy will be on display in downtown Buffalo beginning this weekend.

Wilson’s World War II medals will be unveiled to the public on Saturday at 10 am at the Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park near Canalside. His medals are on loan for the next couple of months from the Pro Football Hall of Fame. His naval uniform will also be part of the exhibit.

Former Bill Bob Kalsu, who is the only NFL player to make the ultimate sacrifice in the Vietnam war will also have a display at the park. His display will include the Sports Illustrated cover story along with his helmet and playing card.

Wilson and Kalsu are being recognized as part of the Salute to Service events that will run through mid-August at the park.

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For those that missed it

Posted by Chris Brown on May 29, 2012 – 9:18 am

NFL Films did a Memorial Day tribute to Bills Wall of Famer Bob Kalsu, who made the ultimate sacrifice for his country while serving in Vietnam. Knowing some Bills fans missed it we’re passing it along to you now.

Here’s the NFL Films tribute to Bob Kalsu.

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Kalsu: The whole story

Posted by Chris Brown on May 30, 2011 – 8:15 am

In honor of our fallen heroes on Memorial Day the Bills have one of their own to honor in Bob Kalsu, who was killed in action in Vietnam in 1970 and is remembered on today (Monday). But for the most complete story on Kalsu, the man, the athlete and the soldier you need to read this.

Kalsu was the Sports Illustrated cover story back in 2001 and the nine page write up is a must for any Bills fan.

Thanks to all of those today who made the ultimate sacrifice.

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