Mission Viejo (California) head coach Bob Johnson on hosting The Honor Bowl 2016

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Friday night’s Mission Viejo/Oak Hills game will be the third of six games in The Honor Bowl 2016.  As the host for the event that honors America’s military past-and-present, Mission Viejo head coach Bob Johnson believes that people should never forget what our men and women, in the military, do each and every day for our freedom.

Related: Honor Bowl founder Mark Soto talks about the 2016 event

Coach Johnson, who last year led the Diablos to the schools’ first-ever state championship last year, talks in the video below about the importance of this year’s event, plus remembers his uncle, who died while serving our country.

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