Bengals Game Day Newsletter 5 Nov 5th Cincinnati_Digital - Page 8

game details + entertainment NATIONAL ANTHEM The Star Spangled Banner will be performed by Joe Horowitz. Joe is a troubadour by the very defi nition of the word. He has traveled around the world playing professional golf tournaments all while setting up shows at pubs and clubs along the way. He then morphed his career into one of combining his passions of music, travel, golf and linking souls. those who have died, been disabled or who are currently serving in harm’s way around the world. The assistance offered by Lead the Way Fund is inspired by the courage and character of Sgt. James J. Regan who was killed in Iraq while serving with Charlie Company, 3rd Battalion, and 75th Ranger Regiment. Every penny from the download of Joe’s song goes directly to the organization. On hand to interpret the National Anthem for the hearing impaired is former ROAR Cheerleader Courtney Boroff. Today’s Colors will be presented by the Jacksonville University ROTC. Joe’s music has been described as “Americana with a twinge of soul, country, and a heavy dose of good ole fashion road music”. Joe has composed original songs for television and fi lm and has performed alongside the likes of John Oates, Joe Don Rooney of Rascal Flatts, Sam Bush, Don Felder, J.D. Souther, Darius Rucker, Mark Bryan, Django Walker, Edwin McCain and Colt Ford to name a few. Joe lives in NY and plays shows all around the globe while mixing in a few Pro-Ams, charity events and celebrity golf tournaments. Joe recently released a song called “Lead the Way” on iTunes, it was written for the Army Ranger Lead the Way Fund, Inc. Army Ranger Lead The Way Fund, a 501(c)3 nonprofi t, is an active duty, casualty assistance, recovery, transition and veterans organization that provides fi nancial support, beyond what the government and Veterans Affairs, can offer to U.S. Army Rangers and the families of Following the national anthem, a fl yover will be conducted by the Broadarrows of Patrol Squadron 62. As the last remaining P-3 Squadron on the East Coast, the Broadarrows perform a vital role in the United States Naval Reserve maintaining profi ciency in multiple mission sets involving Anti-Submarine Warfare, Anti- Surface Warfare, Search and Rescue, and Maritime Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance. Throughout the year, VP-62 participated in two major international exercises in Denmark and Iceland integrating with 55 aircraft from 14 NATO nations while fl ying 102.6 hours during intensive and complex training scenarios with more than 50 ships and submarines. This year, VP-62 also celebrated its 38th consecutive year of fl ight operations surpassing 110,165 fl ight hours. Together with Active Duty service members, Reserve Sailors of VP-62, will soon embark on a four-month mobilization and deployment to Commander, SEVENTH Fleet. Prepared, versatile and willing to go wherever they are needed, the “citizen/soldiers” of VP- 62 are ready to meet the challenge of fully integrating into Commander, Task Force