Playing at home the day after Veterans Day, the University of Texas took the opportunity to thank veterans and active duty service members before and during the Longhorns’ game against West Virginia at Royal-Memorial Stadium.
Texas Chancellor William H. McRaven was among those honored. McRaven is a former United States Navy admiral who led a force of more than 69,000 men and women in efforts against terrorism. Next month, he will be honored by the National Football Foundation with the organization’s 2016 Distinguished American Award.
— John Bianco (@UT_Bianco) November 12, 2016
Additionally, there was a flyover pregame and members of the U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team dropped into the stadium before kickoff.
— Texas Football (@TexasFootball) November 12, 2016
A veteran was awarded a mortgage-free home during his break. Lots of applause from the crowd.
— Danny Davis (@aasdanny) November 12, 2016
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