Heroes Appreciation Day

A number of activities are planned for Saturday’s “Heroes Day” Game

  • Arrive early for the pregame F-22 flyover conducted by two UVA alumni – US Air Force Captain Chelsea Bailey, UVA Class of 2012 and US Air Force Captain Nate Jewell, UVA Class of 2016 – from Langley Air Force Base.
  • There will be a joint presentation of the colors and a pre-game moment of silence in remembrance of the 20th anniversary of 9/11.
  • The National Anthem will be performed by Cavalier Marching Band in collaboration with University Singers choral group
  • There will be a ceremonial coin toss by Lt. General Chuck Pede, who is a double Hoo and recently retired as the Judge Advocate General of the United State’s Army.
  • The patriotic-themed halftime show will include the unfurling of large American flag.
  • During the game there will be recognitions of UVA undergrad veterans.
  • Also during the game, HooVision will feature video messages from military and first responders.