• Eagles will honor former cheerleader turned Afghanistan special ops officer

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Dec 21, 2013
    A little more than a month since the completion of her second tour of duty in Afghanistan, former Eagles cheerleader Rachel Washburn will be honored as a "Hometown Hero" at Sunday night's game against Chicago. On Sunday night, the Philadelphia Eagles will honor one of their own, a former cheerleader who has served two tours in Afghanistanas an Army intelligence officer. She was an Eagles cheerleader from 2007 to 2009 while she was enrolled in Drexel's Army ROTC program. Washburn served as part of a Cultural Support Team designed to attach women to existing special ops units with the express purpose of relating more effectively to local women. Washburn has approximately a year left on her obligation to the Army, but indicated she may extend her service to address other issues such as gender equality.
    Source: yahoo.com
    • Eagles to honor former cheerleader who served in Afghanistan

      A little more than a month since the completion of her second tour of duty in Afghanistan, former Eagles cheerleader Rachel Washburn will be honored as a "Hometown Hero" at Sunday night's game against Chicago.
      Source: philly.com

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