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BayHawks Announce Plans for Salute Our Troops

By Billy Hartman | January 22, 2019

ERIE BAYHAWKS ANNOUNCE PLANS FOR SALUTE OUR TROOPS GAME

Jan. 27 game honoring service men and women, sponsored by LECOM

 

ERIE, PA – The Erie BayHawks, NBA G League affiliate of the Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club, and the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) will honor service men and women during the team’s game on Sunday, Jan. 27 at 3:00 p.m. versus the Wisconsin Herd with the eighth annual “Salute Our Troops” game.

 

The BayHawks will wear special commemorative uniforms, which will be auctioned off during that day’s game. All proceeds will benefit the Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors.

 

Activities for the day include:

 

  • Current and retired military personnel receive free tickets to the game when they show their military ID or DD214 card at the Erie Insurance Arena Box Office

 

  • Service men and women will be recognized pre-game during a video tribute honoring all five branches of the military

 

  • POW / MIA flag placed over an empty seat courtside

 

  • BayHawks players thank service men and women in special video tribute

 

–      Fans can honor or remember loved ones who served or are serving in the military during the “Soldier Salute” taking place during a break in the game

 

 

 

Fans can purchase tickets for Salute Our Troops online at eriebayhawks.com or at the Erie Insurance Arena Box Office.