Pats long snapper Joe Cardona fulfills military duty

By News Staff

News@abc6.com

A New England Patriot is doing his patriot duty…quite literally.

The team’s 23-year-old long snapper Joe Cardona spends his one day off each week on Tuesday driving to Newport to report for duty at the Naval Academy Preparatory School.

He serves as a command-duty officer, a 24-hour shift helping to oversee the students at the academy.

ABC6 Sports Reporter Nick Coit will have his story Wednesday on ABC6 News at 5pm.

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