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CowBuzz: The Cowboys' MVP Connection

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From one mission to another, the Dallas Cowboys are always about supporting their teammates. This week they teamed up with Merging Vets & Players (MVP) for a community workout at The Star at Frisco's practice field.

Known for connecting combat veterans and former professional athletes, MVP empowers its members for life beyond the uniform; providing them with a new team to assist with transition, promote personal development, and show them they are never alone.

Working as a team, MVP's Dallas chapter, Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy and defensive coordinator Dan Quinn invited vets and their families to participate in an on-field workout led by coaches from Dallas' Adaptive Training Foundation.

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Prior to the workout, former Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader Jill Lewis presented MVP with a $10,000 donation on behalf of the Lewis Family Foundation.

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Following the hour-long workout, a handful of veterans spoke about how MVP has impacted their lives. MVP founders Jay Glazer and Nate Boyer and Quinn then presented an MVP award to the chapter's newest member.

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McCarthy concluded the event with a speech of gratitude for all those in attendance, thanking the veterans and their families for their service and emphasizing the family connection between the Dallas Cowboys and MVP.

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