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Capitals and Wizards Players to Visit Troops at Andrews Air Force Base, Tuesday, Nov. 13

by Staff Writer / Washington Capitals
Players to serve pre-holiday meal and visit with wounded heroes

ARLINGTON, Va. – Members of the Washington Capitals and Washington Wizards will visit Andrews Air Force Base on Tuesday, Nov. 13, to serve a pre-holiday meal and visit wounded heroes returning to the United States from Iraq and Afghanistan.

Members of both teams will serve the evening meal and sign autographs for enlisted troops at the Freedom Hall Dining Hall beginning at 3:30 p.m. The group will also tour the Aeromedical Staging Facility at Malcolm Grow Medical Center where they will meet wounded heroes who are awaiting follow-up care after returning to the United States.

WHO:  Washington Capitals players Brent Johnson, Viktor Kozlov, Tom Poti, Brian Pothier, David Steckel
Wizards players Brendan Haywood, Andray Blatche Nick Young, and Dominic McGuire; Wizards Coach Randy Ayers and members of the Wizards Dance Team

WHAT:  Visit to troops at Andrews Air Force Base

WHEN: Tuesday, November 13, 2007, 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Andrews Air Force Base

Media Information: Media representatives interested in covering the event should contact the 316th Wing Public Affairs Office at 301-981-4511 or 301-981-4512. For more information please contact the Capitals media relations office at 202-266-2200 or the Wizards communications office at 202-661-5112.
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