Clemson to Celebrate Military Appreciation Day Saturday

by - 2014-01-17 21:28:33.0
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Clemson will celebrate Military Appreciation Day on Saturday when the Tiger men's basketball team hosts Wake Forest at Littlejohn Coliseum at 4 PM. Clemson University has a rich military heritage and annually hosts a Military Appreciation game in football, basketball and baseball. Members of the military, past and present, will be recognized during pregame and halftime, as well as throughout the game.

A special $10 ticket is available for Veterans and Active Duty military members and their immediate family while tickets are still available.

Below is a full schedule of events:

STEM Asset Experience display will be set up just outside the IPTAY Office. Fans can stop by from 2-4 PM to take part in the experience.
Recognition of Clemson Cadets who have won awards and who are preparing to serve in our Armed Forces
National Anthem to be performed by two cadets from Seneca High School
The Colors will be presented by Clemson University Pershing Rifles
Clemson ROTC Cadets will present a large American Flag on the court during the National Anthem
Throughout the game Clemson Student Veterans will be introduced to the crowd
Special military postcards will be available for fans to send a message to our armed forces serving overseas
Introduction of Wounded Warriors in attendance
Introduction of four former POWs
There are two new inductees into the scroll of honor and their stories will be told
Tiger Band will play the Armed Forces Medley while Berea High School ROTC presents the flags from each branch of service
The Clemson Corps will present a check to the ROTC programs
To order tickets for Saturday's game, please call 1-800-CLEMSON or visit the box office, which opens at 3 PM on gameday.

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