Red­skins Host Pros vs. G.I. Joes Tour­na­ment At Fort Myer

For­mer Red­skins Clin­ton Por­tis and San­tana Moss vis­ited mil­i­tary mem­bers at Joint Base Myer-Hen­der­son Hall in Fort Myer Va., to par­tic­i­pate in a Mad­den ‘17 video game tour­na­ment.

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For sev­eral hours on Nov. 16, the USO Com­mu­nity Cen­ter at Joint Base Myer-Hen­der­son Hall in Fort Myer, Va. was turned into video game cen­tral, con­nect­ing Red­skins Alumni with ac­tive duty over a Mad­den NFL ‘17 tour­na­ment. Dur­ing the in­au­gu­ral Sa­lute to Ser­vice week, Red­skins Sa­lute and the Wash­ing­ton Red­skins Char­i­ta­ble Foun­da­tion hosted the fourth an­nual Red­skins Sa­lute Pros vs. G.I. Joes event pre­sented by EA Sports and Microsoft, which part­nered with USO-Metro and non-profit Pro vs. GI Joe. This event brought out the com­pet­i­tive na­ture of for­mer Red­skins run­ning back Clin­ton Por­tis and wide re­ceiver San­tana Moss, each of whom spent the day in­ter­act­ing and play­ing against mil­i­tary mem­bers.

“I’m ac­tu­ally get­ting back into the groove of things, I haven’t played in year,” Moss said. “I’m about to go get a game when I go home so I can keep it go­ing. It’s fun.”

Prizes ranged from signed mem­o­ra­bilia to the grand prize, which in­cluded a brand new XBOX One, cour­tesy of Microsoft, and all gamers re­ceived their own copy of Mad­den ’17, cour­tesy of EA Sports.

“It’s a priv­i­lege just be­ing sur­rounded by so many guys that fight for your coun­try, day in and day out,” Moss said. “They tell us so many times that you guys are our he­roes, but I’m like, they’re the true he­roes, they’re the guys that are mak­ing it able for us to walk this earth with our free­doms.

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