NEW YORK — Tennessee Pro Bowl tight end Delanie Walker, New Orleans Pro Bowl defensive end Cameron Jordan and Miami cornerback Byron Maxwell will take part in a weeklong USO tour to southwest Asia visiting U.S. troops and families at military bases.
The NFL announced the tour Thursday. The countries being visited and the dates of the tour are not being announced for security reasons.
Cameron Jordan #94 of the New Orleans Saints reacts after a play against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 24, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana
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The players were selected both for their play and charity work away from football for the league's Salute to Service campaign appreciating the military.
Anna Isaacson, the NFL's senior vice president of social responsibility, says the league is pleased to work with the USO on another goodwill tour and that Walker, Jordan and Maxwell look forward to the chance to thank service members in person.
Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Justin Hardy (16) runs after a reception as Miami Dolphins defensive back Byron Maxwell comes in for the tackle during the first half of an NFL preseason football game in Orlando, Fla., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016.
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Brian Peters #52 and Andre Hal #29 of the Houston Texans watch Delanie Walker #82 of the Tennessee Titans make a reception during the second half at Nissan Stadium on January 1, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee.
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