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Allen video-conferences with soldiers

Posted by Julian Benbow, Globe Staff  January 14, 2011 11:58 AM

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Tonight is Seats for Soldiers night at the TD Garden, and leading up to the event yesterday Celtics guard Ray Allen talked with members of the armed services stationed in Kuwait. Allen, an army brat growing up, thanked them for their sacrifices and also answered questions about his experiences as a Celtics.

For the game tonight against the Charlotte Bobcats, fans have a chance to donate their seats to soldiers. The Celtics also have a handful of activities planned. A1C William Pressgrove from the United States Air Force will perform the National Anthem and 25 military personnel will comprise the High Five Tunnel. Following the game, Allen will do a meet-and-greet with members of the military on the parquet floor.

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