ESPN to bring Sportscenter to Grafenwoehr on Veterans Day
October 6, 2010
GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - ESPN's flagship news and highlight program, Sportscenter, will broadcast live from the Grafenwoehr parade field Nov. 11, 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. (CET).
The special Sportscenter will honor veterans and highlight the Soldiers, Civilians, and Families of the U.S. Army Europe. ESPN anchors Hannah Storm and Josh Elliot will host the broadcast.
The event is open to all military ID-cardholders and their guests.
The event will include a Veterans Day ceremony, musical entertainment, and static displays and demonstrations of military vehicles and equipment.
The Joint Multinational Training Command will sponsor a Warrior Challenge competition with teams representing various U.S. Army units in Bavaria. ESPN will broadcast several of the events and will award the winning team with a trophy during a live, on-air segment of the program.
The festivities will also include a community tailgate party in the overflow parking lot of the Grafenwoehr Post Exchange.
The special Sportscenter will air live on ESPN in the United States, and will air overseas on the AFN Sports channel.
For the most up-to-date information on the event, check out the JMTC's Grafenwoehr 100th Anniversary page on Facebook at <a href="http://www.facebook.com/Grafenwoehr100">www.facebook.com/Grafenwoehr100.</a>