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All right we're here in Dallas for the seventh.
Annual patriot golf day we're golfers around the country and patriots joined together to play a few rounds of golf in support of our troops you can make a donation on -- -- of course you greens fees.
It brings in millions joining me right now.
Is the founder of the folds of honor foundation -- folds of honor.
Foundation dot -- major Dan Rooney -- Three tours of duty in Iraq that was enough to give back your country but it also been a professional golf we love avenue every year uttered -- you ask is down but -- -- That would prompted you.
-- to form this organization linked to things -- -- -- sixteen Brian is certainly understand that freedom isn't free having done 32 hours to -- view there Iraq.
You witnessed things that you carry with you forever in your heart and soul and also high return -- my second tour of duty and unannounced to me I was on United Airlines flight with the remains of corporal Brock Buckland.
It's identical twin brother corporal Brett Buckland was bringing him those 7000 miles home -- that night.
I saw its four year old son and -- that coffin -- -- the cargo hold with the American flag on top and I knew I had to do something and that was the inspiration moment synchronicity for me -- chance and purpose came together.
And you know here we are today -- we -- today how much injuries last year.
-- well thinks the PGA golf professionals across the country and and -- Great Americans we raise four point three million dollars by asking golfers to play golf and make a small donation.
When they do that because you know what I think golf is a very patriotic bunch and they are out loudly -- back.
It's a great way to get -- to now defend it to to benefit and they come down if dads know over the years some cases in my -- no longer there.
We go to college.
Scholarship waiting form over the rainbow so would have you guys done.
We have we've ordered over 5000 scholarships and raised over 25 million dollars as an organization.
This program meet some of that recipients in the in the next -- you really see the impact that this is having it.
It's incredible almost one million dependence have had some one killed or disabled in Iraq and Afghanistan.
And approximately 87% get no federal education system so that is what this weekend is about is leaving a family but I used -- unit at -- 23 year old graduated from Auburn never would have been only too glad to come back.
What did she say to you that you -- really stuck with he told me this -- Sara -- her dad kept in Davis -- Was weapons systems officer was killed at fifteenth.
Graduates from Auburn and she said you know major -- I could have never done it without the financial assistance but the greatest gift you gave me.
Was honoring my father's sacrifice.
When everyone else with it except for immediate accidentally hit -- forgot.
And and that's great moment basically -- Homs -- memories Stanley.
And a little bit later you gonna meet a family whose father was.
That was lost in Pakistan -- and the families -- done and done incredible things need to be talking about it here who have seen both daughters in the -- who's also in the army.
-- -- -- -- -- And please don't let my bad golf -- donations.
Well it's great and you know the president's going to be out here and I know you wanna play with -- number 43 yeah but you can't.
Haven't earned that right I agree President Bush is out here he played a vital role agent Dan Rooney -- -- Meanwhile -- -- back to you tell us what else is happening in the news right.
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