JCJC holds "Military Appreciation Night" on Sept. 8
Written By: Shawn Wansley
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Date Submitted: 2011-09-02 15:00:42
ELLISVILLE – Jones County Junior College will hold “Military Appreciation Night” for Thursday’s football game vs. Coahoma Community College.
All active military members and veterans and their immediate family will be admitted to the game free with a valid ID. It will also be “Camouflage Day” for JCJC students.
At halftime of the game, the 184th Expeditionary Sustainment Command (ESC) will present a flag to JCJC that was flown at the Joint Sustainment Command-Afghanistan (JSC-A) in Kandahar on July 4, 2011.
In addition, all active military that work at JCJC and JCJC employees who have immediate family who in the active military will be recognized as honorary captains for the game.
“We as Americans are blessed to have men and women who make sacrifices for our freedom,” said JCJC athletic director Katie Herrington. “Thursday night in an opportunity for us to show our appreciation to the men and women who serve in our military, as well as our appreciation to their families.”
Kickoff is at 7 p.m.