Jonathan Richardson was killed in action on March 9, 2010, in Afghanistan. His widowed wife still gets invited every year to the unit’s ball because he was a soldier with the 101st Airborne Division. She has gone for several years alone, and this year, she decided to ask a famous veteran to the ball.

Mat Best is a former U.S. Army Ranger, and with five combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. He spends his days as the CEO of Article 15 Clothing and donated generously to numerous veteran-based charities. Check out his response to her video:

CLICK HERE for more info about Mat Best, as well as his videos and charity work.

[via Dr. Rich Swier]