Cottle was a former SWAT officer with the /*Los Angeles Police Department*/. Centanni was a former football player at Esperanza High School.
The fundraiser was held at Tortilla Jo's in Anaheim. Some in attendance were veterans who fought with the two fallen troops.
Rocker Ted Nugent donated an autographed guitar and two concert tickets to help raise money for the event. He even made an appearance right before his show.