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Schmuck: In honoring one of its own, Towson takes Military Appreciation Night to new level

Schmuck: In honoring one of its own, Towson takes Military Appreciation Night to new level

Sgt. Maj. Wardell B. Turner knew all about commitment and sacrifice, which is why Towson football coach Rob Ambrose was standing in front of his headstone at Arlington National Cemetery in June delivering an important life lesson to his players.

"The country you live in today, the air that you breathe and the way that you breathe it … the ability to play the game that you love so much rests on the backs of those that are buried here," Ambrose told them during an emotional graveside ceremony. "That's not an opinion. That's real."

Turner, a former Towson football player, was killed in action in Afghanistan last November. He will be honored at Saturday's...

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