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Chiefs surprise service members ahead of Thanksgiving

Posted at 2:17 PM, Nov 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-21 19:12:04-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A group of soldiers from Fort Riley, Kansas and Missouri National Guard got a surprise during what they thought was just a tour of Arrowhead Stadium Tuesday. 

When the members of the military entered the Kansas City Chiefs locker room they were greeted by several players on the team. 

The soldiers and airmen were given the game worn 'Salute to Service' warmups the Chiefs players wore before the game against the Denver Broncos. 

"Some of us we don't see the support to be here and feel the support from the Chiefs, it means a lot to us," said Army Staff Sgt. Abdie Carambot.

Carambot also got to do something many have never done. After serving in the Army for 11 years he had his re-enlistment ceremony in the locker room. 

"Hopefully they will wear it under their real camo which is sweet," said Dustin Colquitt with the Chiefs. 

Players like Colquitt spend time talking with the soldiers, taking pictures and signed autographs. 

"It makes me happy that they are going to take that and cherish that. Just like we cherish what we do. We live in a country that loves itself so much that it sends people out to fight for our freedom. This is really cool," said Colquitt.

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