Combat Wounded Veterans of America is fortunate to once again be working with the New York Mets and “Welcome Back Veterans” (http://www.
welcomebackveterans.org/) on the Mets’ Veteran of the Game program.
The Mets would like to honor you and/or a family member that served (or is currently serving) in the United States Military. As part of this opportunity, the honoree will receive a total of four complimentary Delta Sky360 Club first row seats. During the 3rd inning, the honoree will be introduced over the public address system and shown on the video board in center field.
In addition, photos that you provide of your military service, and highlights of your military bio will be announced over the P.A. system and on the video scoreboard. Your picture will be displayed on the video scoreboard in center field and the announcer will read your military biography. Honorees will be asked to attend in military uniform if possible or CWVA attire (hat or polo) or even a military ballcap (eg noting veteran’s military era).
The pictures should be good quality images of at least 800x800 resolution (or higher) taken during your time in the military. Images of you in uniform during a deployment are preferred.
1) Any active duty member or veteran of any age or era who served in the military and was discharged honorably is eligible to be invited as the Mets Veteran of the Game.
2) You are not eligible for this honor if you previously have been recognized as the Mets Veteran of the game. However, you may attend as a guest as another honoree if you have previously been honored.
In order to be considered for this opportunity, please send at least four (4) photos in JPEG (.jpg) format via email along with your military biography and the information requested below to:
Please fill out the following form with as much detail as possible:
What type of veteran are you-----------( Still Active- Operation Iraq Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom/ Peace Time/Desert Storm Veteran/ Operation Deliberate Force(Bosnia Veteran)/ Cold War Era/ Vietnam Veteran/ Korean War Veteran/ World War II)----
Please list any COMBAT AWARDS only such as Purple Heart, combat action ribbon, combat infantry badge, or V device, Silver Star etc.----
YOU MUST FILL OUT BELOW Loud Speaker Intro at Game
(Name of veteran) of
(Town and State you live in) has been serving or Served in the United States (Branch of service) since his /her entry in (Year). Has been awarded the (List medals and citations military awards you have received especially combat awards)
Brief PERSONAL description of military duties ESPECIALLY IF YOU WERE INJURED AND RECEIVED THE COMBAT ACTION RIBBON, V DEVICE, COMBAT INFANTRY BADGE, THE PURPLE HEART OR ANY CITATION THAT NOTES COMBAT
Branch: (Spell it out)
Rank :( Spell it out) Also give E-?
Dates/length of service
Where do you currently reside-
When possible, we ask that the Veterans wear their uniform to the game, but understand if they no longer have it or fit into it. They can also wear NY Mets merchandise if they wish (not required), but cannot wear any other team merchandise from the MLB or any other league.
Home if different-
Veteran’s home number-
Significant Others Name -
Significant others cell-
Date of Birth-
Date of entry in service-
Date you were discharged:
Do you have an honorable discharge?
Where were you stationed?
List of Awards and Decorations-
Are you a NY Mets fan?
What is your VA Disability Compensation %? (if any)
We will also need the following, additional information:
Will you be driving to the stadium-?
Have you been honored by the NY Mets in the past?
Will you be bringing a Service Dog?
Do you understand that you will receive a total of 4 tickets 3 for friends and family and 1 for you-
Please provide 3 possible dates that you would like to be honored on
4/3 Monday 1:10 PM HOLD - OPENING DAY
4/5 Wednesday 7:10 PM
4/6 Thursday 7:10 PM
4/8 Saturday 7:10 PM
4/9 Sunday 8:00 PM
4/18 Tuesday 7:10 PM
4/21 Friday 7:10 PM
4/22 Saturday 4:05 PM
4/23 Sunday 8:00 PM
4/26 Wednesday 7:10 PM
MAY DAY TIME VETERAN
5/9 Tuesday 7:10 PM
5/10 Wednesday 1:10 PM
5/19 Friday 7:10 PM
5/23 Tuesday 7:10 PM FLEET WEEK HOLD
5/24 Wednesday 7:10 PM FLEET WEEK HOLD
5/25 Thursday 7:10 PM FLEET WEEK HOLD
5/29 Monday 4:10 PM MEMORIAL DAY HOLD
5/30 Tuesday 7:10 PM
5/31 Wednesday 7:10 PM
JUNE DAY TIME VETERAN
6/2 Friday 7:10 PM
6/16 Friday 7:10 PM
6/30 Friday 7:10 PM
JULY DAY TIME VETERAN
7/2 Sunday 1:10 PM COMMUNITY OUTREACH HOLD
7/14 Friday 7:10 PM
7/15 Saturday 7:10 PM
7/17 Monday 7:10 PM
7/18 Tuesday 7:10 PM
7/19 Wednesday 7:10 PM
7/20 Thursday 12:10 PM
7/21 Friday 7:10 PM
AUGUST DAY TIME VETERAN
8/4 Friday 7:10 PM
8/8 Tuesday 7:10 PM
8/9 Wednesday 12:10 PM
8/18 Friday 7:10 PM
8/19 Saturday 7:10 PM
8/20 Sunday 1:10 PM
8/21 Monday 7:10 PM
8/22 Tuesday 7:10 PM
8/23 Wednesday 7:10 PM
8/24 Thursday 12:10 PM
SEPTEMBER DAY TIME VETERAN
9/4 Monday 1:10 PM
9/5 Tuesday 7:10 PM
9/7 Thursday 7:10 PM