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Fremd Special Teams Coordinator Brock Schiffer on Standing for the National Anthem

Fremd Special Teams Coordinator Brock Schiffer, a veteran who was paralyzed while serving in the Navy, talks about his team helping him stand for the national anthem.

Some suburban high school football players helped their wheelchair-bound coach stand during the national anthem before Friday night’s homecoming game.
Coach Brock Shiffer is a first-year special teams coordinator at William Fremd High School in Palatine. He’s been with the football team for six years. Read the story from NBC 5 Chicago here.

Where To Donate for the New Lenox Veterans Memorial

The VFW appreciates help to restore the memorial, please send donations to:

BMO Harris Bank
110 W. Maple Street
New Lenox, IL 60451
Attn: Veteran's Memorial Fund

or in-person at:

VFW Post 9545
323 Old Hickory Road
New Lenox, IL 60451
Attn: Quartermaster Larry Paveza

Read the story here