NFL great Bob Lilly as an Air Force photographer, 1967
Published: July 14, 2010
Bob Milnes ©Stars and Stripes
Frankfurt, Germany, May 3, 1967: Airman 2nd Class Bob Lilly, a photographer from the Texas Air National Guard, stretches to get a good shot of a crewman at work at Rhein-Main Air Base. The All-NFL defensive tackle for the Dallas Cowboys was on a two-week tour of duty at Rhein-Main. Lilly, who had a streak of 196 consecutive games played for the Cowboys, was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1980.
Read Stripes' 1967 interview with Bob Lilly here.