Originally posted on Chicks in the Huddle  |  Last updated 6/6/13

FOXBOROUGH, MA - 2009: Eric Kettani of the New England Patriots poses for his 2009 NFL headshot at photo day in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by NFL Photos)
He may be on the practice squad but for a brief moment in time, Redskins fullback Eric Kettani was the star of his team. The active duty member of the Navy Reserves was promoted to lieutenant in a special ceremony that featured his teammates and Redskins coach Mike Shanahan, who Ketanni referred to as a friend and mentor. Kettani was previously signed to the Patriots practice squad in 2011, but ended up being recalled to active duty. Check out a list of of “a few good men” in the NFL who do double duty in the armed services.
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