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-- budget cuts of course to stop the Mets.
And the US -- from celebrating our heroes.
And fact because of those cutbacks they're making this your sixth annual military appreciation appreciation day even bigger and better than ever and they knew who just a cop.
Think castle and -- -- the event direct air and military liaison for the New York Mets Steve look at that camera there.
Where that man frantic -- to look at that -- and though he's also the father of two sons and a daughter in law who are active duty soldiers and with him.
Three -- also participating tomorrow.
Hi captain Mike good and that -- -- -- New York State senator.
We -- -- and a major in the army reserves and Terry holiday.
They retired air force colonel and commissioner for the mayor's office of veterans affairs they'll get that -- Hey you know they certainly evident are are on -- stuff we love it yes Steve regulations and I -- -- 611 once.
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This year we're gonna have 4900 at the game thanks than any of -- veterans active duties.
Family members it's going to be great gonna clear up the weather to get out without it never rains -- military appreciate it shouldn't and -- -- and we see there.
Always see that -- -- up with what we did it this year it -- different.
With the sequestration in the budget cuts the Mets called up called me up and said we wanna do something different we want to make it better than -- So it's not just going to be a military appreciation day we're gonna have want to services for the Mets.
We have I'm workforce coming to help veterans find jobs.
We have single stop USA to help veterans we have the Robin Hood Foundation is coming to veterans administrations come -- -- now while medical center is coming.
To help provide three PT EST screening for the veterans also out here really meeting a lot of their needs 4900.
-- that of them there but you're also help.
-- bring a touch of home to folks who are overseas the game is gonna be broadcast that the Mets braves game -- 175 countries and all the ships that are Odyssey.
Correct the first -- actually is also coming from Afghanistan with the wanna -- services first pitch coming from Afghanistan it's going to be on the screen for everybody to say.
A lot of family members of the soldiers who warrant Afghanistan doing a first pitch is going to be at the game also -- and speaking of -- first pitches you've been doing the sentencing for years and and do -- outrageous -- -- talk about that at the time that you had the first pitch commit from space sort of get.
Last year woods on on the screen and right now we got the first page come in from -- -- at the International Space Station.
RA Dickey the Mets -- knuckleball picked him.
God gave a little tutorial how to do authority how -- throw knuckleball and -- And that both both bush presidents came as well -- picture that was at a different game now is a military appreciation day I did for the Houston Texans.
And I have both President Bush is back in 2009.
As -- honorary captains for the coin flip which was pretty cold out.
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white is so important role while -- And it from a from personal experience I've been a Mets for instance say since before you -- -- standard and just it's it's it.
The opportunity to have a private organizations step up like this led to recognize and and honor our troops and she's.
Truly humbling words can't describe -- -- two -- -- the little kids the game.
This is a second and third order effect but he did.
Prime the primary focuses -- honoring veterans -- -- some slums and here's my -- It's -- -- on what you.
-- that stands are filled with veterans who were willing to sacrifice everything through -- -- sacrifice their lives to protect our freedoms and liberties at home.
And many of those in the stands those veterans.
When they came home they weren't thanked for their service -- and they're returning home they they need jobs they need homes they need food they need education.
They return home with physical and mental wounds of war and this is an opportunity for the Mets organization and for all of us to say thank you for your service.
Are we getting any better thinking.
Our -- Sir I think we've been doing that.
Since the first gulf war in 1990s.
Our leadership at that time said if we're going to involve ourselves in something the nation needs to know why they need to get behind us.
And I think we're getting better on the services have these family support.
Organizations with in the units to help well -- military member is deployed.
To make certain that the families of -- -- -- back here at least the year needs.
-- mayor's office of veterans affairs we have an opportunity work a lot with them.
This -- the game is concerned.
The Mets the will punted on phenomenal yeah 444.
Veterans but what we really do you what we gonna do one point Sunday.
Is going to really be the touch.
And sheer information and in many instances provide services but it's one shot thing -- my organization.
Is going to have an appointment day.
On Tuesday may 28 at my offices.
And it's open for Mets.
Tuesday the -- it's open for veterans service members in this spouses who got about 25 employees coming in locating her movie but it's a one shot.
If you wanna know more about that you find out about and our website and say that's right but and your offices the mayor's office of veterans affairs.
And that you for your service to forty years the national Blackberry call will be there or something but volatility Brooklyn -- tickets keep doing it negative if it.
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