By U.S. ArmyApril 27, 2018
Fort A.P. Hill - On April 19, 2018, the Caroline High School varsity baseball team hosted their First Annual Military Appreciation Game at Cavalier Park, Bowling Green, VA to recognize veterans, active duty military personnel as well as those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
The festivities kicked off with the presentation of colors by the Caroline High School JROTC. The National Anthem was performed by Kearstin Kearse, a member of the JROTC.
U.S. Army Garrison Fort A.P. Hill, Garrison Commander, Lt. Col. Andrew Q. Jordan, threw out the first pitch.
Event organizer, Tim Casey said, "I believe as a first time event in honor of all military Veterans... it was very successful. I personally thank all that gave their time, this single event is only the beginning of rekindling more traditions."
Soldiers from the McMahon Explosive Ordnance Disposal Training Center, and the 310th Multi-Role Bridge Co., both located on Fort A.P. Hill, as well as the Virginia Army National Guard, Fredericksburg based, 229th Brigade Engineer Battalion were on site in support of the event.
As an added bonus, the event was a double-header and the Caroline Cavaliers won both games.