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November 27, 2013

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Thanksgiving is full of traditions that are shared by many and some that are uniquely shared to each family. One tradition is watching football on Turkey Day. Week 13 in the NFL is here and things are starting to tighten up in the standings. Gamble wisely; team loyalty sometimes can come back to bite you. Take Master Sgt. Robert Novak for example. Novak bet fellow 412th Security Forces Squadron members, Tech. Sgt. Daniel Magas and Staff Sgt. Justin Smith, that his Detroit Lions would beat the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 11. The bet was simple.  Loser has to stand at the Yeager statue in the opposing team’s jersey and wave to traffic for one hour. Final score: Steelers 37, Lions 27. Novak carried out his end Nov. 22 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. So if you drove by and wondered why there was someone in a football jersey waving at you – that’s it.




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