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On this date: First step taken to secure NFL franchise
The Seahawks adopted a new military group for the 2016 season as they transition from the United States Coast Guard District 13 to the United States Marine Corps Security Force Battalion from U.S. Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor at the USCG Base in Seattle hosted by USAA. View
1972: Seattle Professional Football, a group of business and community leaders, announces its intention to attempt to secure a National Football League franchise. Herman Sarkowsky served as the spokesman for the group, which also included eventual majority owner Lloyd Nordstrom. The NFL announced on June 4, 1974, that Seattle would have a franchise for the 1976 season.