"All 32 in 17" takes wounded warriors to NFL games
While scores of fans cheered on the Washington Redskins Sunday, one special fan got one of the best seats in the house.
Lance Corporal Caleb Getscher, 21, is an American hero, serving in the Marines Corps for three years before he was wounded in 2011. The triple amputee was serving in Afghanistan when he was hit by an IED.
Getscher's father, Bill, also served in the Marines. They received tickets to Sunday's game thanks to a program benefiting wounded warriors called "All 32 in 17," which means all 32 teams in 17 weeks.
The men behind the idea are Craig Steichen and his son, Matt.
With the help of the Wounded Warrior Project, each week, the Steichens take a veteran to a NFL game. The Redskins game marked the beginning of Week Three for their project.
From FedEx Field, the Steichens went straight to Baltimore to take Lance Corporal Michael Martinez and U.S. Army Captain Andrew Peden to the Ravens vs. Patriots game.
Watch the attached video to learn more about Caleb and what keeps him going day-to-day.
To learn more about "All 32 in 17," click here.
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