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Capitals to Host Veterans Day Recognition Night Presented by Boeing Nov. 7

by Staff Writer / Washington Capitals
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals will host Veterans Day Recognition Night presented by Boeing on Saturday, Nov. 7, during the game against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Verizon Center at 7 p.m. Veterans Day is Wednesday, Nov. 11.

The Capitals’ Veterans Day Recognition Night presented by Boeing is an evening dedicated to honoring those who have served the country in the armed forces.

Fans are encouraged to submit photos of loved ones serving in the armed forces to be part of a special military tribute montage by visiting

The Military District of Washington’s U.S. Army Band Quartet, featuring M. Sgt. (ret.) Caleb Green and M. Sgt. Bob McDonald, will perform the national anthem, while the U.S. Army Color Guard from the Military District of Washington will present the flags. United States Navy Adm. Doug McAneny will participate in a ceremonial puck drop. McAneny also will be honored as part of Boeing’s ‘Salute Our Heroes’ feature during the game.

The second intermission will feature the USA Warriors standing team in a skills competition.

“Recognizing those who sacrificed so much for this country is a responsibility each of us should have, on Veterans Day and every day,” said Warren Brown, director of Market Positioning and Brand Strategy for Boeing Defense, Space & Security. “We’re proud to partner with the Capitals, not only for the Veterans Day game but all season, as the Capitals, Boeing, and the USO of Metropolitan Washington honor military service each night that the Caps rock the red.”

About Boeing

A unit of The Boeing Company, Defense, Space & Security is one of the world's largest defense, space and security businesses specializing in innovative and capabilities-driven customer solutions, and the world’s largest and most versatile manufacturer of military aircraft. Headquartered in St. Louis, Boeing Defense, Space & Security is a $31 billion business with 51,000 employees worldwide. Boeing is in its third year of a partnership with the Washington Capitals.
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