Twins Day 2009
Jul 7, 2009Public
Photo: The Minnesota Twins host the 7th Annual Armed Services Appreciation Day on July 5, 2009 at the Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The pregame festivities included Freedom Flight and Liberty Belle hot air balloons, a performance by the United States Air Force Heartland of America Band "Night Wing" and ceremonial first pitches by veterans from conflicts dating back to World War II. During the game the Twins wore caps honoring the five branches of the Armed Services. All current and former members of the Armed Services and their families received four complimentary tickets to the game.
United States Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Erik Gudmundson (Released)
Photo: The Minnesota Twins host the 7th Annual Armed Services Appreciation Day on July 5, 2009 at the Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The pregame festivities included Freedom Flight and Liberty Belle hot air balloons, a performance by the United States Air Force Heartland of America Band "Night Wing" and ceremonial first pitches by veterans from conflicts dating back to World War II. During the game the Twins wore caps honoring the five branches of the Armed Services. All current and former members of the Armed Services and their families received four complimentary tickets to the game.
United States Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Erik Gudmundson (Released)
Photo: Air Force Master Sgt. Jamy Tikalsky (far right) of the 133rd Logistics Readiness Squadron and Army Capt. Lyndsey Olson (second from right) with the Staff Judge Advocate throw out ceremonial first pitches along with other war veterans at the 2009 Minnesota Twins Armed Forces Appreciation Day game July 5, 2009. Master Sgt. Tikalsky recently completed a tour in Afghanistan and Capt. Olson is an Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran.
Photo: Minnesota war veterans shake hands with Minnesota Twins Manager Ron Gardenhire and other Twins players after throwing out ceremonial first pitches at the 2009 Minnesota Twins Armed Forces Appreciation Day game July 5, 2009. Master Sgt. Jamy Tikalsky (far right) recently completed a tour in Afghanistan, and Capt. Lyndsey Olson (second from right) is an Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran.
Photo: Airmen and Soldiers of the Minnesota National Guard carry a large American flag used for the national anthem on the field The Minnesota Twins host the 7th Annual Armed Services Appreciation Day on July 5, 2009 at the Metrodome in Minneapolis , Minnesota. The pregame festivities included Freedom Flight and Liberty Belle hot air balloons, a performance by the United States Air Force Heartland of America Band "Night Wing and ceremonial first pitches by veterans from conflict s dating bat to World War II. During the game the Twins wore caps honoring the five branches of the Armed Services. All current and former members of the Armed Services and their families received four complimentary tickets to the game.
United States Air Force photo by Tech Sgt Erik Gudmundson (Released)
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Photo: Servicemembers display the American flag, as the National Anthem was sung, at the Twins Armed Services Appreciation Day on July 5, 2009. (Credit Photo Sgt. Dajon Schafer)