Military appreciation night at Bandits

Vets, AUSA members get in free tonight

Published 05/28 2015 10:34AM

Updated 05/28 2015 10:34AM

Veterans and members of the Association of the United States Army can enjoy a free night at the River Bandits game this evening.

Tonight is AUSA Military Appreciation Night at Modern Woodmen Park where the Bandits will take on the Kane County Cougars.

The theme for this year's event is "50th Anniversary of Vietnam." In pregame activities beginning at 6:30 p.m., the color guard for the opening ceremony will be made up of Vietnam war veterans.

A Vietnam veteran will sing the national anthem, and the leadership from Rock Island Arsenal will be recognized.

Tickets can be picked up at the box office with a military I.D. or proof of service.  The game starts at 7 p.m.

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