Hoops from Home really hits home

Originally Published: May 25, 2012
By Dana O'Neil | ESPN.com

In the quiet of Arlington National Cemetery, Sean Farnham glanced over the rows of markers and spied his 6-year-old son, Jack. The boy was kneeling at a grave, gently adjusting a flag and talking privately with his great-uncle Adm. Michael Mullen, then the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Riding to Arlington in the official motorcade for Mullen's retirement that morning, Jack had peppered his great-uncle with questions about SEAL Team 6. He knew of the special military unit because ...

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