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Saints TE Graham to join USO Tour

2 years 7 months 2 weeks ago March 03, 2014 Mar 3, 2014 Monday, March 03 2014 March 03, 2014 3:06 PM in Sports
Source: Associated Press

NEW YORK - All-Pro tight end Jimmy Graham, receiver Pierre Garcon and punter Brandon Fields will join a USO tour of U.S. military bases in Asia.

The Saints' Graham, Redskins' Garcon and Dolphins' Fields will spend one week as league ambassadors to the troops. It's the first such tour for all three players.

The NFL and USO have combined on such visits for 48 years. In 1966, the NFL teamed with the USO and became the first sports organization to send players to Vietnam and other parts of Asia.

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