Jaguar honors service members during a match against the Falcons
Jacksonville, Florida. – The Jaguars played with the Atlanta Falcons during their home game of Salute to Service on Sunday.
Thousands of veterans showed up to support the Jaguars and honor those who served.
Jaguar honored service members and veterans with a color show, special in-game tributes, flyovers in the stadium, and local, military-themed activities.
Jacksonville residents brought in members of the Florida Veterans Hall of Fame to be recognized on the field during a pre-game show.
The veterans were thankful for this honor.
“We are honored to be here,” said retired Marine Corps officer Harlena Washington. “Thank you, Jaguar.”
Washington is one of the veterans honored with an award in the Jaguars game.
Harrison Conyers works in the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs in Jacksonville. He helped get the veterans onto the field.
“We also have 15 disabled veterans that we have purchased tickets for so they will be in the game today,” Conyers said.
Veterans from all branches of the military were in the game.
Joe Asters went into the match and said he didn’t care whether the Jaguars won or lost.
The Jaguar, unfortunately, lost the game 21-14.
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