U.S. soccer stars wearing dog tags to honor military

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Custom military dogtags were given to the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team from members of each branch of service during a ceremony at Everbank Stadium in Jacksonville, Fla., on June 6, 2014. The Team USA players are now honoring those servicemembers by wearing the dog tags as they compete at the World Cup in Brazil.
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Custom dogtags were given to each member of the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team from members of each branch of service during a ceremony at Everbank Stadium in Jacksonville, Fla., on June 6, 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Marcus L. Stanley/Released)
U.S. soccer players wearing military dog tags
Custom dogtags were given to each member of the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team from members of each branch of service during a ceremony at Everbank Stadium in Jacksonville, Fla., on June 6, 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Marcus L. Stanley/Released)
Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John Parker places custom dogtags around the neck of U.S. Men's National Soccer Team player Brad Davis during a ceremony at Everbank stadium in Jacksonviile, Fla. on June 6, 2014. Servicemembers respresenting each branch of service honored every player of the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team with dogtags; a token of support and appreciation before the team left for Brazil for World Cup play. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Marcus L. Stanley/Released)
U.S. soccer players wearing military dog tags
Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John Parker places custom dogtags around the neck of U.S. Men's National Soccer Team player Brad Davis during a ceremony at Everbank stadium in Jacksonviile, Fla. on June 6, 2014. Servicemembers respresenting each branch of service honored every player of the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team with dogtags; a token of support and appreciation before the team left for Brazil for World Cup play. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Marcus L. Stanley/Released)
Chief Electronics Technician Roger Weakley shakes hands with Geoff Cameron, defender on the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team, during a ceremony at Everbank Stadium. The ceremony included members of each branch of service honoring the soccer team with custom 2014 FIFA World Cup dogtags as a token of appreciation and support before the team heads to Brazil for World Cup play. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Marcus L. Stanley/Released)
U.S. soccer players wearing military dog tags
Chief Electronics Technician Roger Weakley shakes hands with Geoff Cameron, defender on the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team, during a ceremony at Everbank Stadium. The ceremony included members of each branch of service honoring the soccer team with custom 2014 FIFA World Cup dogtags as a token of appreciation and support before the team heads to Brazil for World Cup play. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Marcus L. Stanley/Released)
A design proof of the dog tags given to the U.S. men's national soccer team.
U.S. soccer players wearing military dog tags
A design proof of the dog tags given to the U.S. men's national soccer team.
Jozy Altidore, forward on the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team, holds in his hands custom 2014 World Cup dogtags presented to each member of the soccer team by servicemembers following an open-practice for fans at Everbank Stadium in Jacksonville, Fla., on June 6, 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Marcus L. Stanley/Released)
U.S. soccer players wearing military dog tags
Jozy Altidore, forward on the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team, holds in his hands custom 2014 World Cup dogtags presented to each member of the soccer team by servicemembers following an open-practice for fans at Everbank Stadium in Jacksonville, Fla., on June 6, 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Marcus L. Stanley/Released)
Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Autumn Devine places a custom dog tag around the neck of Chris Wondolowski, forward player on the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team, during a ceremony at Everbank Stadium, Jacksonville, Fla., June 6, 2014. (DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence Hayes)
U.S. soccer players wearing military dog tags
Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Autumn Devine places a custom dog tag around the neck of Chris Wondolowski, forward player on the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team, during a ceremony at Everbank Stadium, Jacksonville, Fla., June 6, 2014. (DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence Hayes)
Marine Corps. Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted adviser to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, displays his team T-shirt, a gift from Jürgen Klinsmann, the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team head coach, during an open practice for fans at Everbank Stadium, Jacksonville, Fla., June 6, 2014. (DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence Hayes)
U.S. soccer players wearing military dog tags
Marine Corps. Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted adviser to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, displays his team T-shirt, a gift from Jürgen Klinsmann, the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team head coach, during an open practice for fans at Everbank Stadium, Jacksonville, Fla., June 6, 2014. (DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence Hayes)
A soldier shakes hands with a member of the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team during a dog tag ceremony at Everbank Stadium, Jacksonville, Fla., on June 6, 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Marcus L. Stanley)
U.S. soccer players wearing military dog tags
A soldier shakes hands with a member of the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team during a dog tag ceremony at Everbank Stadium, Jacksonville, Fla., on June 6, 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Marcus L. Stanley)
Servicemembers respresenting each branch of service gather for a group photograph with the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team at Everbank Stadium in Jacksonville, Fla., on June 6, 2014. As a token of support and appreciation, each branch of service gave dogtags to the soccer team as the team gets set to leave for Brazil this summer for 2014 World Cup play. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Marcus L. Stanley/Released)
U.S. soccer players wearing military dog tags
Servicemembers respresenting each branch of service gather for a group photograph with the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team at Everbank Stadium in Jacksonville, Fla., on June 6, 2014. As a token of support and appreciation, each branch of service gave dogtags to the soccer team as the team gets set to leave for Brazil this summer for 2014 World Cup play. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Marcus L. Stanley/Released)

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