Green Beret Mike McElhiney Serves As Vikings' Honorary Captain

Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs Chief of Staff Mike McElhiney, a Green Beret in the U.S. Army’s 5th Special Forces Group, served as Honorary Captain on Sunday. McElhiney suffered injuries, including the loss of his right arm in a battle north of Kandahar, Afghanistan in December 2001. He has been awarded the Bronze Star with Valor and Purple Heart.

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