Iraq vet trades rifle for pom poms, cheers for Arizona Cardinals

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She went from the Army to the NFL. A proud, young American has traded her rifle for pom poms and now is living out her dream of cheerleading.

Megan Bobseine started dancing at the age of three. She danced in high school and on her college dance team. After college Bobseine joined the US Army. She was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Army six years ago. She was deployed to Iraq where she served as a cable platoon leader for almost a year and a half.

After she left the Army she mentioned to a friend she once had a dream of becoming an Arizona Cardinals cheerleader. That friend urged her to try out for the squad. After seven years away from dancing, Bobseine is back on a squad.

While Bobseine cheers for the Cardinals on Sundays, she serves as a reservist with a military police battalion. She said she gets goose bumps when she hears the National Anthem before every game.

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