KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – For the fifth consecutive year, Tennessee Athletics proudly announces its plans for Salute to Service during select competitions throughout the month of November.
Typically a week-long celebration, UT has decided to extend the length of the event for Tennessee’s ultimate Volunteers. Running from Nov. 10-25, this year’s Salute to Service will include special recognitions, ceremonies, celebrations and opportunities for veteran and military families to attend a football, men’s basketball, women’s basketball and volleyball game free of charge (additional details provided below).
Since the introduction of the recognition in 2018, Tennessee Athletics has welcomed thousands of military and veterans from across the southeast to numerous athletics events as part of Salute to Service Week.
Salute to Service Games
Friday, Nov. 10, at 6:30 p.m. ET – Volleyball vs. Georgia
Sunday, Nov. 12, at 2 p.m. ET – Volleyball vs. Ole Miss
Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 6:30 p.m. ET – Men’s Basketball vs. Wofford
Sunday, Nov. 19, at 2 p.m. ET – Women’s Basketball vs. Troy
Saturday, Nov. 25, at TBD – Football vs. Vanderbilt
Local and state veteran, military and first-responder organizations that Tennessee Athletics has identified as longstanding partners will be invited to attend the Tennessee vs. Vanderbilt football game on Saturday, Nov. 25.
The Pride of the Southland Marching Band will perform a special halftime show dedicated to Veterans. Plans for a pregame flyover are in the works but are dependent on weather conditions and other factors.
The Vol Walk also will be led by representation from each of the five military branches.
Fans interested in purchasing tickets to the Salute to Service game are encouraged to visit AllVols.com.
Men’s and Women’s Basketball
During Salute to Service, current military members, veterans and first responders may present a military ID, DD 214, license certification, state-issued ID, badge or other employer-issued identification at ticket locations outside of Food City Center for complimentary admission to the designated men’s basketball and/or women’s basketball games for you and your immediate family (limit of 4 to 6, based on…