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DFMWR’s Eddie the Eagle meets NFL mascots

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DateFriday, February 4, 2011 at 11:10 AM

Eddie the Eagle
Official Mascot
Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation


eddieSCHOFIELD BARRACKS — Eddie the Eagle (center), mascot for the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, poses with the Baltimore Ravens' Poe, and the Chicago Bears' Staley da Bear, at the NFL's Play 60, here, Jan. 27.SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — When the news came out that the National Football Leagure was returning to Hawaii for the 2011 Pro Bowl, I couldn't have been more excited.

Meeting the NFL mascots has been my ultimate goal and now I was going to get to meet them at the Play 60 event, here, Jan. 27.

As the weeks grew closer, I had a million questions for my Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation coworkers, like: "Would I get to meet the mascots?" "What would I say?" "Which mascots are coming?" "Will they like me?"

After weeks of waiting, the moment had arrived; I was standing beak-to- beak with Poe from the Baltimore Ravens! Then I turned my head and saw the Chicago Bears’ mascot, Staley da Bear.

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