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Military Appreciation Night presented by Elk + Elk

Join the Columbus Blue Jackets as we salute those who have served or are currently serving in the nation's armed forces during the club's annual Military Appreciation night on Thursday, January 16 when the Jackets host the Carolina Hurricanes at Nationwide Arena. The night will feature several tributes, interactive military themed concourse activations and special military jerseys for the Blue Jackets players during warmups. The first 10,000 fans will receive a Blue Jackets branded camouflage-style hat courtsey of Elk & Elk.

USO Military Item Drive

  • Chapstick
  • Floss
  • Gum
  • Mints
  • Jerky
  • Trail mix
  • Candy Bars
  • Snack crackers
  • Breakfast/snack bars
  • Microwaveable individual items such as mac and cheese
  • Travel size baby wipes
  • Energy drinks


  • Individual packs of Tuna
  • Full size candy bars
  • Individual small packs of Peanut Butter
  • Granola bars
  • Individual bags of chips/cookies/snacks
  • Pop up containers of Clorox disinfecting wipes
  • Empty 3oz bottles
  • 3oz shampoos
  • 3oz shaving creams
  • 3oz toothpaste


Military Jersey Auction & Raffle

Military Appreciation T-Shirt and Game Pucks

This year's custom T-shirts, and limited quantity of Military Appreciation Night pucks from that evening's warmups will be on sale at the Blue Jackets Foundation kiosk located near sections 110-111 on the main concourse.