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My Coast Guard
Commentary | Feb. 23, 2021

Podcast: Football legend, Coast Guard hero

By Podcast produced by NFL Network’s Thomas Warren

Take a listen to this podcast on Emlen Tunnell, the first African American to play NFL football for the New York Giants. Tunnell also posthumously received the Coast Guard Silver Lifesaving Medal for his actions in World War II.

The podcast was produced by NFL Network’s Thomas Warren.

Read about this football legend and Coast Guard hero in MyCG article 'Offense on Defense': Football legend was a Coast Guard hero