27 August 2018

Three Brookdale residents were honored at a Kansas City American professional soccer club pregame event.

Sporting Kansas City honored WWII veterans: John Roberts and Martin “Murph” Murphy from Brookdale Overland Park and Mike Katzman from Brookdale Overland Park 119th.

Sporting Kansas City has partnered with Kansas and Missouri military units to host the second annual Sporting Salutes, a comprehensive military appreciation night recognizing the sacrifices of service personnel and their families across all branches of the United States Armed Forces. A flyover of a WWII P-51 followed by 4 A-10 Warhog jets, some painted in D-Day stripes kicked off the show.

 

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