1000 Service Members will be in attendance for the Capitals Military Appreciation Night. Impressive.
The Capitals have made it a point to honor the Military at game including jersey auctions and in-game tributes.
The Capitals honored the armed forces at Monday night’s game, which coincided with Veteran’s Day. The annual Military Appreciation Night featured the US Army Chorus Quartet singing the national anthem and special programming during intermissions to celebrate the men and women who have served. (from Russian Machine Never Breaks)
During warm-ups before the game, Capitals players wore dark green, military-inspired jerseys, which were then auctioned along with autographed sticks and pucks to benefit TAPS (The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors). TAPS is a nonprofit which offers compassionate care to families grieving the loss of a loved one in the armed forces.
A special National Anthem from the U.S. Army Chorus Quartet. 🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/MJ5NArrIqm
— NBC Sports Hockey (@NBCSportsHockey) November 12, 2019
Military Night is an evening dedicated to honoring the men and women who have served the country in the armed forces.
There will be a ceremonial puckdrop featuring U.S. Army Colonel Elizabeth Cain with more than 1000 service members in attendance. https://t.co/TWrwOt1XOT
— Washington Capitals (@Capitals) March 15, 2022
We took a long look at how several teams are honoring the Military in this PULSE article: