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PHOTOS | B.R.A.K.E.S.
Last week, the Washington Commanders hosted Doug Herbert's B.R.A.K.E.S training program at FedExField for rookies and veterans to learn important safety skills on the road. The Commanders covered the cost of all Driver Training sessions for community members that signed up to participate on Saturday and Sunday, May 21-22. To learn more about B.R.A.K.E.S. visit: www.putonthebrakes.org (Emilee Fails/Washington Commanders)
PHOTOS | Washington Commanders announce support for Digital Pioneers Academy
On Wednesday, June 14, the Washington Commanders announced a $75,000 donation to Digital Pioneers Academy to assist in the launch of its first-ever football program. Commanders President Jason Wright, Commanders players Saahdiq Charles, Kamren Curl, Jarrett Patterson, and Darrick Forest and Commanders Director of Alumni Engagement joined a student assembly on the Digital Pioneers Academy's last day of school.
Digital Pioneers Academy is a public charter school operating two campuses in the District of Columbia seeking fundraising support for the launch of its football program, expected to begin in the fall. The Commanders are proud to support this effort, particularly as the Digital Pioneers Academy community recovers from the recent loss of two students to gun violence.
PHOTOS | Washington Salute Player Base Visit and Orientation Flight: First Helicopter Squadron, Joint Base Andrews
Select Washington Commanders players and Assistant Running Backs Coach Jennifer King joined the 1st Helicopter Squadron at Joint Base Andrews to take an orientation flight around the DMV. Coach King and players enjoyed sights including Downtown DC, FedExField, the Pentagon and the OrthoVirginia Training Center at Commanders Park. (Photos by Emilee Fails/Washington Commanders)
PHOTOS | Commanders tour the Pentagon
On Wednesday, April 26, select Washington Commanders players Alex Akingbulu, Alex Erickson, Christian Holmes, Aaron Monteiro, Chris Paul, Keaton Sutherland, Casey Toohill, and Jonathan Williams, Command Force Veterans and Team Captains Crysten and Ashley, and Major Tuddy took a tour of the Pentagon. Throughout the afternoon, participants had the opportunity to connect with Senior Military Leadership and Military guests at the Pentagon, as well as sign autographs and distribute Commanders branded Salute to Service pennants. (Photos by Emilee Fails/Washington Commanders)
PHOTOS | 2022 Welcome Home Luncheon
Current and former players alike were honored during the Washington Commanders' 60th Welcome Home Luncheon at MGM National Harbor on Sept. 1. Check out all the highlights from the day. (Photos by Emilee Fails and Kourtney Carroll/Washington Commanders)
PHOTOS | Commanders take part in inaugural Nike Kickoff Classic in collaboration with Nike and the NFL
The girls flag football practice and scrimmage was in partnership with Richmond Public Schools at Armstrong High School in Richmond. This event was part of the Inaugural Nike Kickoff Classic in collaboration with Nike, the NFL and NFL's Play Football Initiative. (Photos by Kourtney Carroll and Joseph Noyes/Washington Commanders)
PHOTOS | Commanders head south for Rally in Richmond
The event at River City Roll in the Scott's Addition neighborhood in Richmond featured a series of activities and meet and greets with current Commanders players including Jonathan Allen, Terry McLaurin, Logan Thomas and Carson Wentz, head coach Ron Rivera, select Washington Legends and members of the Command Force. (Photos by Kourtney Carroll and Joseph Noyes/Washington Commanders)
PHOTOS | Josiah's special night out at FedExField
On Saturday, Aug. 6, the Commanders welcomed Josiah Desper, an 11-year-old football lover who recently finished his maintenance treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia, and his family for a once-in-a-lifetime experience at FedExField. On the night of the team's open practice, Josiah was invited into the locker room by Coach Rivera, met his favorite players, received a personalized jersey, ran drills on the field and more.
PHOTOS | Sophie's wish comes true
Sophie Manning, 5, got the chance to attend the Washington Commanders training camp practice ahead of receiving her final treatments in her battle with leukemia. Here's a look at how she spent her day. (Photos by Emilee Fails/Washington Commanders)
PHOTOS | Commanders' rookies tour D.C.
This week, our rookie class embarked on a bus tour to visit the historical sights of Washington D.C. As a part of the Rookie Community Club, the goal of this trip was to introduce the players to their new home in the Nation's Capital and to pay tribute to our Nation's history. The tour highlighted the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and the Lincoln Memorial, where players were offered the chance to interact with the community and be present in the spaces where Martin Luther King Jr.'s impact on social justice has lead us to today. (Emilee Fails/Washington Commanders)
PHOTOS | USO Package Delivery
On Tuesday, April 26th, Washington Commanders co-owner and co-CEO Tanya Snyder, Head Coach Ron Rivera and his wife Stephanie Rivera and Commanders players Jonathan Allen and Jamin Davis teamed up with USO to hand deliver care packages to troops at BWI airport just before they board the plane for deployment. The USO2GO Packs handed out today were packaged during the Commander's packaging event held on March 10th at FedExField, when the team and USO together packed 4,0000 Care Packages comprising more than 24,000 items for troops. (Photos by Emilee Fails/Washington Commanders)
PHOTOS: 2020 Inova Hero Bowl
Inova and the Redskins teamed up to bring local emergency medical professionals to the Inova Sports Performance Center at Redskins Park to compete for the fourth Annual Hero Bowl Flag Football Title.
PHOTOS: Redskins Read Across America Day
Five Redskins Read schools were invited to Redskins Park to celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday.The schools rotated through five different stations – each station was themed around a different Dr. Seuss story. The stations included a variety of activities, including relays, obstacle courses and crafts.