SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The San Diego Padres will conduct Military Opening Day at Sunday's game against the Colorado Rockies at Petco Park, starting a full season of Sunday military salutes.
The pregame ceremony will recognize the San Diego Military Advisory Council and the REBOOT veteran transition program for their efforts in support of servicemembers and their families.
Nearly 200 active duty men and women and the 50 State Flag Team from Marine Corps Recruit Depot will line the base paths.
Representatives from the Army, California National Guard, Coast Guard, Marine Corps and Navy will participate in Military Take the Field.
The national anthem will be performed by Navy Band Southwest.
Maj. Gen. Ronald Bailey, commanding officer of the First Marine Division, will throw the ceremonial first pitch and present a U.S. flag recently flown in Afghanistan to the Padres.
Laura Brayton, a military spouse representing the Armed Services YMCA San Diego, will be accompanied by her husband, Marine Corps Capt. Andrew Brayton, as she sings "God Bless America" during the seventh inning stretch.
Like all Sunday games at Petco Park, the Padres will wear their Marine digital camouflage uniforms.
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