Chiefs' Chris Conley honors family of fallen soldier - KCTV5

Chiefs' Chris Conley honors family of fallen soldier

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On Monday, Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Chris Conley met the family of a soldier who died. (KCTV5) On Monday, Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Chris Conley met the family of a soldier who died. (KCTV5)
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -

Prior to Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Kansas City Chiefs honored service members in the United States military. 

On Monday, Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Chris Conley met the family of a soldier who died. 

Conley surprised students at Plaza Middle School. There, he met Gage Unger, who lost his father in Iraq in 2006. 

Conley presented Gage the hoodie he wore that honored Unger's service.

"This is our way of saying thank you to not only you, but your family and the sacrifice that your father made for our country," Conley said. "It's something that we don't take lightly. 

Both of Conley's parents served in the military.

"(My father) actually met my mom when my mom was in the Army," he said. "So I understand and I've known a lot of people who've lost family members and that sacrifice is something that we cannot take lightly."

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