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ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, Va., Feb. 25, 2015 -- Members of the Golden State Warriors NBA basketball team visited Arlington National Cemetery today to show support for an Army widow and pay homage to thousands of military members buried throughout the hallowed grounds. Jane Horton, whose husband, Army National Guard sniper Spc. Chris Horton, was killed in action in Afghanistan Sept. 9, 2011, joined the towering team members, several of whom laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier before the group visited Horton's headstone. Silent Salute During the somber tour of the grounds, a hush fell over the Oakland, California-based team and staff as ice cracked beneath their shoes through rows of headstones, many belonging to service members, close in age to the athletes, who perished. Steph Curry, Warriors point guard, described his attendance at the Changing of the Guar...