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Revs holding 'Salute to Heroes' Saturday

Posted by Matt Pepin, Boston.com Staff  May 18, 2012 01:25 PM

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The New England Revolution will hold a series of military-themed events and activities at Saturday's match vs. the Houston Dynamo as part of "Salute to Heroes" day.

Tickets to the game have been distributed to more than 3,500 service members and their families.

The events and activities to be held at Patriot Place Plaza and Gillette Stadium parking lots include:


  • Army and Marine H-3 vehicles display

  • Pull-up bars competitions

  • Dog-tag-making machine

  • Cell Phones for Soldiers will collect gently used cell phones to distribute to soldiers overseas

  • Digger Dawg Armed Forces Entertainment act

  • Honor guard featuring one member of each military service branch

  • Liberty Band will perform the national anthem

  • A large United States flag will be presented on-field for the national anthem

  • Army and Marine servicemen will face off in a halftime competition


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