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VFW Magazine September 2017 : Page 15

PHOTO COURTESY OF ROB RIGGLE Rob Riggle takes a break from his duties as a Marine public affairs officer in 1996 during Operation Assured Response in Liberia. tos along the Oakwood Country Club Golf Course, shared his favorite Kansas City restaurants and chatted casually with magazine and country club staffers. Itching to get a couple swings in over the course of the photo shoot, Riggle is V FW life member Rob Riggle hit the green with the VFW magazine staff in June during a visit to Kansas City, Mo., for the annual charity event, Big Slick Celebrity Weekend. Riggle, originally from Overland Park, Kan., posed for pho-no stranger to the golf game. He joined forces with We Are the Mighty , a military media and entertainment brand, and the Semper Fi Fund to create the Rob Riggle InVETational Golf Classic , which supports wounded, critically ill and injured ser-vice members. Riggle says the tournament “celebrates two of my greatest passions — veterans and golf.” The Marine Corps veteran retired from the military in 2013. SEPTEMBER 2017   • WWW.VFW.ORG • 15

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