Fifty new Soldiers enlist at NFL Military Appreciation Game in Jacksonville, FL
By Ms. Cynthia RiversWomack (USAREC)November 9, 2012
Nov. 8, 2012 -- Jacksonville, FL -- In front of a stadium crowd, as well as thousands of loyal television sports fans, Brig. Gen. David K. MacEwen, commanding general, Soldier Support Institute, Fort Jackson, SC, led nearly 200 new Army, Air Force, Marine and Navy new service members in the Oath of Enlistment as part of the NFL Jaguars Military Appreciation Night at Ever Bank Field in Jacksonville, FL. Fifty of the new service members enlisted as U.S. Army Soldiers. During the game, Brig. Gen. spoke with ESPN announcer and former NFL player Deion Sanders. Brig. Gen. MacEwen also met with members of Jacksonville Battalion's Grassroots Advisory Board members, USAR Ambassador Leon Caffie, Warren Grymes, president of the Northeast Florida Boys and Girls Club and his wife, Cheryl Grymes, Duval County School Board member, District 1.