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TinCaps Seek Nominees for Military Salutes in 2015

The Fort Wayne TinCaps, need the assistance of their fans to help salute our military throughout the 2015 season.

All those who serve our country, or have served, deserve to be saluted. If you have a friend or family member you’d like to see honored at Parkview Field, then let the TinCaps know. The team is looking for nominations of active or veteran military personnel to honor at games.

Selected nominees will receive VIP treatment during their game at Parkview Field, including tickets to the game for them and their family, and recognition on the field before that night’s fireworks show.

The TinCaps ask that you submit a short essay explaining why the community should know about your hero’s story. Submissions will be accepted online

“We can’t show our appreciation enough for our veterans and active military members, as well as their families,” TinCaps President Mike Nutter said. “Hopefully, in a small way, our Military Salutes at Parkview Field will bring some necessary recognition to our true heroes. This is our chance to show the men and women in our community how much we appreciate their sacrifice and service.”

Through the generosity of the OmniSource Corporation and Steel Dynamics Inc., and caring individual donors, the TinCaps welcomed 1,282 veterans, active military personnel, and their families to Parkview Field on May 26 for Military Appreciation Night.

The TinCaps wore patriotic jerseys for Military Appreciation Night presented by OmniSource and Steel Dynamics and will wear those jerseys again on Independence Day. The jerseys will be auctioned off on the Fourth of July with all proceeds benefitting Honor Flight Northeast Indiana.