FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
GLENDALE, ARIZONA -- The Arizona Coyotes announced today that the team and USAA will present Pat Tillman Military Appreciation Night on Friday, March 31 when the Coyotes host the Washington Capitals. Game time is 7:00 p.m. at Gila River Arena.
The Coyotes will honor Pat's legacy as well as the Tillman Scholars and local military throughout the evening. Each Coyotes player will wear a Pat Tillman Foundation #42 helmet decal during the game.
"As a teammate and soldier, Pat believed we should always strive to be part of something bigger than ourselves while empowering those around us," said Marie Tillman, Chair of the Pat Tillman Foundation. "We're proud to team up with the Arizona Coyotes to carry on Pat's legacy of service and help empower more Tillman Scholars as leaders to strengthen our communities."
The first 10,000 fans in attendance will receive a Coyotes camo themed bandana courtesy of USAA and Pepsi. Additionally, $5.42 of every ticket purchased through the following link: Arizonacoyotes.com/Tillman (promo code: TILLMAN) will benefit the Tillman Foundation.
"At USAA, serving the military is in our DNA," said Latasha Causey, Director, Phoenix Operations, Regional Site Management, USAA. "We're proud to partner with the Pat Tillman Foundation and our hometown Coyotes to honor Pat as a hero while investing in the future of our veterans and their families through his foundation."
ABOUT THE PAT TILLMAN FOUNDATION
In 2002, Pat Tillman proudly put his NFL career with the Arizona Cardinals on hold to serve his country. Family and friends established the Pat Tillman Foundation following Pat's death in April 2004 while serving with the 75th Ranger Regiment in Afghanistan. Created to honor Pat's legacy of leadership and service, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships-building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others. For more information on the Pat Tillman Foundation and the impact of the Tillman Scholars, visit http://www.PatTillmanFoundation.org.
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