Clemson to Honor Fallen Soldiers at The Citadel Basketball Game
CLEMSON, SC - During halftime ceremonies of Friday night's (Dec. 17) The Citadel-Clemson men's basketball game, the Clemson Athletic Department in conjunction with the Clemson Corps, Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC will honor two Clemson alum's and eight Citadel alum's (see list below) who have been killed in the Iraq War. The game is scheduled to begin at 7:00 PM at Littlejohn Coliseum.
Military personnel presenting their military identification can purchase a reserve seat for $9.00 for any family member.
Fans are asked to bring the following items (see list below) to the game to show appreciation for the sacrifice the men and women who are deployed are making in the fight for freedom during the holiday season. All items collected will be given to the South Carolina National Guard and then forwarded to South Carolina troops deployed in Iraq.
Clemson's Fallen Soldiers
Army Captain Mark N. Stubenhofer, Class of 1996 Marine Cpl. Andrew J. Zabierek, Class of 2000
The Citadel Fallen Soldiers
Army Lieutenant Colonel, Charles H. Buehring, The Citadel Class of 1985 Marine Lance Corporal, Timothy R. Creager, The Citadel Class of 2005 Marine 1st Lieutenant, Therrel S. Childers, The Citadel Class of 2001 Army Captain, Daniel W. Eggers, The Citadel Class of 1997 Army Captain. Christopher J. Kenny, The Citadel Class of 1993 Marine 1st Lietenant, Dan T. Malcom, The Citadel Class of 2001 Navy Lieutenant, Peter Ober, The Citadel Class of 1998 Marine Captain, Benjamin Sammis, The Citadel Class of 1996
Suggested items needed to send to the troops and their families:
**International telephone calling cards
**Letters of support to deployed soldiers or their families
**Gift cards, in any amount for the families
**Books (paperback only)