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Wounded Warrior Project and Operation Touchdown 2010 Join Forces for Super Bowl XLIV
Date:2/4/2010

jobs and forego healthcare of their own.

WWP provides programs and services to assist injured veterans and their families during their recovery, rehabilitation and transition. Whether through caregiver retreats, combat stress programs, career and education services, or adaptive sporting opportunities, Wounded Warrior Project's vision is to help make this generation of wounded warriors the most successful and well-adjusted in our nation's history.

Operation Touchdown began as a friendly rivalry between two avid NFL fans serving in Iraq: Army Reserve Major David Seiter, a Colts supporter, and his supervisor, Army Col. (ret.) Ted Cox, a backer of the Saints.  With the help of the NFL, Seiter and Cox organized a day-long clinic in 2003 to introduce Iraqi children to American football.  With NFL apparel donated from their home-teams, the two officers brought the children and members of the U.S. military together for an unforgettable day of friendly competition and sport in a time of war.  

Seiter and Cox have kept Operation Touchdown alive since 2003.  Now, with their teams preparing to compete in Super Bowl XLIV, they have revived their rivalry and teamed with Wounded Warrior Project to encourage their fellow supporters to show their love of football and their pride in the U.S. military with one donation.

"Since I returned from Iraq, I am often asked how individuals can support the troops while our country is at war," said Seiter. "The Wounded Warrior Project responds to the needs of wounded warriors and we are pleased to help our brothers and sisters in arms who have suffered severe injuries because of their sacrifice to our nation."

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