Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleader Ditches The Pompoms For The Army

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Rachel Washburn used to watch football games from the sidelines as an NFL cheerleader but an instrumental event in her life made her change occupations and enlist for the U.S army. Did she make the right decision or did she go running back to her Philadelphia home?

Early Beginnings

Rachel Washburn grew up in a military family and from birth, Rachel moved around the country over 12 times. The instability of her upbringing led Rachel turning to cheerleading to keep her in one place. What was it that made her enlist to the forces which took her childhood?

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