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LB Brady Poppinga (Aaron Popkey/Packers)

On this Memorial Day, Mark Murphy, Nick Collins, Jordy Nelson and Brady Poppinga have a stronger appreciation for our troops after watching a harrowing urban-warfare training mission. It's a Packer Report exclusive on this 161st annual celebration of the 1.2 million troops who have died for our country.

For many Americans, Memorial Day means a three-day weekend and a good excuse to gather around the grill with some brats and around a bonfire with some adult beverages. On this 161st celebration of Memorial Day, a few members of the Green Bay Packers have a deeper understanding of this somber holiday. During the recent Tailgate Tour, Packers President Mark Murphy, linebacker Brady Poppinga... Recommended Stories

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