Men's Basketball
Clemson to Celebrate Military Appreciation Day Saturday
By: Clemson Athletics  
Release:  01/17/2014

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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