Steelers vs. Jaguars Game Day Newsletter 7 NOV 18th Steelers_DIGITAL - Page 94

SALUTE TO SERVICE Jaguars DT Malik Jackson hosts guests from Five Star Veterans Center JAGUARS PAY TRIBUTE TO LOCAL MILITARY First Coast military, both active duty and retired, are an important part of the fabric of Jacksonville. The Jaguars are committed to year-round support of these local heroes both during their time of service and after they transition to civilian life. In 2018, the Jaguars hosted events on and around Veterans Day, and will also celebrate the military during their annual Salute to Service game on Dec. 2 at TIAA Bank Field. The Jaguars, in partnership with CSX, recognized Veterans Day this year in a variety of ways. Jaguars alumni joined THE ROAR and Jaxson de Ville for the City of Jacksonville’s annual Veterans Day Parade, while Jaguars players visited Naval Station Mayport to tour the base’s newest destroyer, the USS Thomas Hudner. In addition, Jaguars players joined forces with individuals from the Wounded Warriors Project for an evening of camaraderie at Top Golf between athletes and soldiers. Since arriving Jacksonville as a free agent in 2016, Jaguars DT Malik Jackson has made support of local military a priority through his foundation, Malik’s Gifts. Jackson partnered with Academy Sports + Outdoors in Jacksonville last week to provide ten First Coast veterans with a shopping outing. The veterans were selected by Five STAR Veterans Center, a residential transitional center for veterans experiencing