METS TO CELEBRATE U.S. AIR FORCE WEEK IN NYC
THIS MONDAY, AUGUST 20 AT CITI FIELD
Tickets are on Sale Now at Mets.com/USAF and (718) 507-TIXX
August 18, 2012 – The New York Mets today announced they will celebrate United States Air Force Week in New York City Monday, August 20 at Citi Field before the 7:10 p.m. Mets-Rockies game. More than 1,100 U.S. Air Force service members and their families will be in attendance for a special ceremony and pre-game performances. Tickets are on sale now at Mets.com/USAF and (718) 507-TIXX.
The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, will execute a pre-game flyover of Citi Field with six F-16 Fighting Falcons. The USAF Band will perform the National Anthem and there will be a pre-game, on-field re-enlistment ceremony. Mets fans will also have the chance to meet the Air Force Academy’s falcon mascot at the Mets Plaza in front of the Jackie Robinson Rotunda.
The ceremonial first pitch will be thrown by Lieutenant General James M....