Panthers’ McCaffrey surprises military dad, daughter for Father’s Day

Panthers’ McCaffrey surprises military dad, daughter for Father’s Day
Christian McCaffrey

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey and his dad Ed, a former NFL wideout, teamed up with the United Services Automobile Association and United Service Organizations of North Carolina to create a virtual Father’s Day surprise for a military family.

The McCaffreys recently made a virtual visit to active-duty service members and Panthers fans Jeremy C. and his daughter Ella R.

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Jeremy, who is based at Camp Lejeune, has served 16 years with the United States Marine Corps, while Ella has three years of service with the United States Air Force and is based at Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, Virginia.

Check out a clip of the video call below.

This isn’t the first time the All-Pro player has shown his appreciation for the military.

McCaffrey has donated tickets to Panthers home games to service members and awarded Super Bowl tickets to veterans as well.

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