The following is a release from Sgt. Terry Brady, Defense Media Activity:
The Washington Nationals baseball team held a Marine Corps Day July 21, at Nationals Park in Washington.
For four years, the team has hosted Marine Day to honor Marines and the sacrifices they have made for the country.
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“It is one of our best traditions,” said Gregory McCarthy, the Vice President of Community Engagement for the Washington Nationals. “We’re a young team and we don’t have a lot of traditions, but one of the we are really cultivating is our tribute to the military and the Marines in particular. We are very happy to have Marines and their families here tonight.”
The event also allowed fans to see Marines in uniform come together so they could honor and recognize their actions, according to McCarthy.
“We’re channeling the good will and patriotism of our fans,” said McCarthy. “It’s a way to honor the men and women that are here tonight and their families, but also to let our fans partake in honoring our service members.”
Marines from across the National Capitol Region came to the event, including The President’s Own United States Marine Band; …read more
Source:: Tactical Life