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Did I miss something?

Post by Bar Rat » Sun Nov 08, 2009 8:41 pm

First, I'm not trying to be disrespectful in any way.

ESPN seems like they've gone on an all-out blitz to show that they support the service. Sportscenters at West Point, College Game Day at the Air Force Academy, radio being at various patriotic sites.

What I'm wondering is why. Why this year? It's making me think I missed something.

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Post by The Interpreter » Sun Nov 08, 2009 10:58 pm

Among other things, it seems there was this tragedy down in Texas...

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Post by Ace Purple » Mon Nov 09, 2009 1:25 am

ESPN's coverage was planned well in advance of the shooting at Ft. Hood. I'd attribute it, along with FOX broadcasting its pre-game show from Afghanistan, to Veterans Day coming up on November 11.
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Post by Lester » Mon Nov 09, 2009 8:35 am

Ace Purple wrote:Veterans Day coming up on November 11.
Ding... Ding... Ding...

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Post by Bar Rat » Mon Nov 09, 2009 7:27 pm

Lester wrote:
Ace Purple wrote:Veterans Day coming up on November 11.
Ding... Ding... Ding...
I know... but I don't remember them doing a blitz like this in past years.

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Post by Lester » Mon Nov 09, 2009 10:37 pm

Sportcenter was live from Camp Arifjan, Kuwait Veteran's day "week" 2004.

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Post by genlock » Tue Nov 10, 2009 6:50 am

Yes, every year.
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Re: Did I miss something?

Post by Rock » Wed Nov 11, 2009 7:22 am

genlock wrote:Yes, every year.
Happy birthday, Rockman.
Thank you, Sir. 'Twas a fine Marine Corps birthday, indeed. :)
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