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Men and women of the Armed Forces recognized at Sunday's ACC Baseball Championship.
GREENSBORO, NC – The Atlantic Coast Conference is honoring America by recognizing the men and women of the Armed Forces during the 2014 ACC Baseball Championship Game on Sunday, May 25, at NewBridge Bank Park in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Throwing out the ceremonial first pitch will be Lieutenant Colonel Kevin Bender. Bender has 26 years of military service with both active duty and reserve experience. He is a veteran of the First Gulf War and was mobilized to Africa after 9/11. He currently is assigned to the United States European Command in Stuttgart, Germany and is the director of the working professional's MBA program at Wake Forest University.
In addition to the ceremonial first pitch, Richard Hodges will sing the National Anthem pregame and God Bless America during the seventh inning stretch.
Throughout the game, the ACC umpires will also honor the men and women of our Armed Forces. The base umpires will wear hats that represent the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard.