The National Football League invited four 100-year-old veterans to honor the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II during the Super Bowl.
The NFL, which is celebrating its 100th season, wanted to commemorate the 75th anniversary of World War II’s end by inviting Staff Sgt. Odon Cardenas, 1st Lt. Samuel Lombardo, Col. Charles McGee, and Cpl. Sidney Walton to join players on the field Sunday night in honoring the service of the “Greatest Generation.”
All four of the men are 100 years old and served in the European and Pacific theaters during the war. Cardenas was deployed to central Europe, where he was captured