“Master Chief was a legend in the SEAL and Special Operations community,” the foundation said, adding that Boesch served from 1944 to 1990.
He said Boesch, 91, played in the show when he was 72.
He’s one of “the most iconic and adored players of all time,” Probst said. “And he served our country as a 45-year Navy SEAL. Rudy is a true American hero.”