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Salute to Service Award

Vance Mueller
This is The Oakland Raiders Alumni Vance Mueller visiting veteran's in Yountville. This was held at the Napa veterans home in Yountville, California. August 7, 2018.

Vance Mueller (Running Back)

Vance Mueller was selected by the Raiders in the 4th round of the 1986 NFL Draft. Playing for the Raiders for five seasons, Vance was a strong presence on the team and played in 73 games with five starts. Today, Vance is still a strong presence for the Raiders, especially when it comes to the military community. Most recently, Vance attended the Raiders' 2021 home opener and greeted military families who were attending the game. In 2020, Vance offered support to our military community during the unprecedented times of COVID by hosting multiple virtual engagements. Vance worked with the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) and hosted two video calls with a total of three TAPS families. Speaking one on one with TAPS families, Vance offered support and a chance for families to share their favorite Raider memories of their loved ones. Additionally, Vance recorded a personalized welcome video message for the residents of the Southern Nevada Veterans Home who were tuning into the Salute to Service game. In 2018, Vance visited with Veterans at Yountville Veterans Home in Napa, the largest veterans' home in the United States. Over the years, Vance has consistently been a source of support and strength for the military, and the Raiders are proud to have Vance as a member of the Raider family.