To honor the men and women who serve and have served this great nation in military service,
University has scheduled numerous
military-themed events as part of Military Appreciation Day on November 21 when Auburn hosts Idaho
at Jordan-Hare Stadium at 3:00 p.m.
Friday, November 20:
· At 2 p.m., Auburn Veterans and Servicemen and Women are invited to a reception in the J. “Pat” Galloway Atrium at the
. Auburn Alumni
· At 3 p.m., Congressional Medal of Honor winner, Command Sergeant Major Bennie Adkins, will lead the All-Star Lecture Series at the
to discuss his story. The event is free and open to the general public. Alumni Center
Saturday, November 21:
· Auburn Military Appreciation buttons and mini American flags which will be distributed at the Coca-Cola FanFest on Nichols Lawn, Alumni Association tent on
lawn, and all
historic military vehicle displays around campus. Wallace
· Active and retired military with ID will receive free admission and food at the Auburn Hospitality Tailgate located at the
and their guests are offered free admission and $5 per person for food. The
hospitality tailgate opens four hours before kickoff. Alumni Center
· The 4th Marine Aircraft Wing will conduct a pre-game flyover featuring Marine Corps Attack Helicopters. (Disclaimer: event could be suspended at any time due to flight restrictions)
· Auburn ROTC Cadets and Midshipman will lead the
Auburn football team through Tiger Walk at approximately
veterans will join the team captains during the coin toss. Auburn
· The Auburn Football coaching staff will adorn a Military Appreciation patch on the sleeve of their game day shirts.
· To honor
veterans and ROTC cadets, there will be multiple in-game recognitions throughout the game. Auburn University
· Military branch and POW flags will fly around Jordan-Hare Stadium.
Other features of Military Appreciation Day:
has partnered with the Dixie Division Military Vehicle Club to bring in
historic military display vehicles. The displays will be presented at multiple
locations on campus including the , Dawson Building
Lawn, and the east side of Jordan-Hare Stadium. Nichols
and Under Armour partnered to provide a military appreciation t-shirt available
online or in person at the Auburn Team Shop located inside Auburn Arena.
· The Athletics Department and the Auburn Alumni Association will distribute commemorative Military Appreciation Day coins and for active and retired military personnel with military ID. While supplies last.