DAV WI to honor Packer linebacker Kyler Fackrell and wife Elizabeth for their work with veterans

Green Bay Packer linebacker Kyler Fackrell and wife Elizabeth will be honored by Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Department of Wisconsin for their work in helping veterans in need. Fackrell leads the Packers in quarterback sacks with 9.5. The award presentation will be Monday, January 7, 2019 9:00 am at DAV Wisconsin Headquarters, 1253 Scheuring Road, Suite A, De Pere.

The Award is for their community service to local Green Bay area veterans and their families. Kyler and Elizabeth Fackrell have supported these veterans for the past three (3) years by:
• Providing Thanksgiving dinners to veterans and their families
• Donating prizes and autographed Green Bay Packer footballs to DAV Chapter 3 in Green Bay for their picnics and Christmas party
• Donating to the Green Bay Gamblers Military Appreciation Night with the proceeds going to DAV Chapter 3 Transportation
• Renting the Titletown ice skating rink for the 127th Infantry, Wisconsin National Guard before their deployment to Afghanistan

DAV State Junior Vice Commander Matt Kampien said, “Kyler and Elizabeth Fackrell are incredible! They recognize the commitment to duty and selfless sacrifice made by our nation’s veterans. Their behind the scenes work to assist veterans in need is greatly appreciated. The DAV Wisconsin Commander Community Service Award is truly deserved.”

The Award will be presented by DAV State Commander Mike Hert.

MEDIA:
Media queries and interview requests may be directed to DAV Wisconsin Media Coordinator Al Labelle at (715) 207-8870 or to al.labelle.dav@hotmail.com.

About DAV: DAV empowers veterans to lead high-quality lives with respect and dignity. It helps 1 million veterans annually with Benefits, Transportation, Advocacy, Employment, and Volunteerism. DAV, a nonprofit organization with 1 million members, was founded in 1920 and chartered by the U.S. Congress in 1932. Learn more at www.dav.org.

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