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The New York Islanders are proud to recognize local military personnel who actively serve or have served our country. These heroes protect America and represent all citizens. At each New York Islanders home game this season the Islanders will honor and host military men or women as part of the Military Hero of the Game. Each military hero receives four (4) VIP tickets to the game and a special in-game recognition. In the event games are played without fans, heroes will be honored virtually and/or via Islanders social media.
Help the New York Islanders honor a service member and fan this season! Nominate your Military Hero of the Game for the upcoming New York Islanders 2021-2022 season. Nominees must not have been a recipient of this honor before with the New York Islanders. Based on a first come, first serve basis. Please note: Submission of your nominees does not guarantee selection. If your nominee is selected you will be notified.

For the 2021-22 season, the Islanders announced a new initiative called the "Built Ford Tough Military Tribute" where members of the community can nominate a veteran they think is worthy to receive a new truck donated by Ford and the Islanders Children's Foundation. Click here to nominate a veteran in the community.

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