Former Army Ranger & Pittsburgh Steeler Alejandro Villanueva Shares Powerful Video On Meaning Of Memorial Day

“You remember those who are lost, who made the ultimate sacrifice.”

West Point graduate, former Army Ranger, NFL lineman… few have the resum√© that Steelers offensive tackle Alejandro Villanueva has.

While he might known to many as a professional football player, it’s his work off the field that is truly commendable. As an Army Ranger, Villanueva served three tours in Afghanistan, earning a bronze star for his bravery and valor during an ambush 2011. Last year, Villanueva shared a powerful video essay on what Memorial Day means to him, from Arlington National Cemetery.

If you watch anything today, this should probably be it.

A beer bottle on a dock


A beer bottle on a dock