I attend many Yankee games, and I remembered that the Yankees honor a “Veteran of the Day” each game.**I am writing this request for my son-in-law, Captain John Murtagh, to be honored as “Veteran of the Day” for an upcoming Yankee game in August .* *John is currently a US Marine, and a Commanding officer, Golf Company, *nd Battalion, **th Marines. John has been with the United States Marines Corps for * years. John currently resides in Stamford, CT, with my daughter, Amy Murtagh.**His unit is currently deployed and serving with Task Force at Southwest, Helmand Province, in Afghanistan with his marine unit since September, ****. John and his unit are due to return to the US in May, ****. **The following took place the weekend of March *, ****, in Afghanistan, and the John’s Golf Company unit, successfully defended Camp Shorab and no American marines were killed.* https:**www.usnews.com*news*world*articles*****-**-***afghan-forces-clash-with-taliban-to-retain-control-over-military-base* *I purchased for John Yankee tickets, as a birthday gift. His birthday is coming up on June ** and he will be ** years old . I purchased tickets for the Saturday, August * game against Boston. John is a graduate of Boston college, and he loves to see the Red Socks lose to the Yankees !**Game Seats : Section *** Row ** Seats *-* )***I am not sure what the process is to nominate a veteran to be honored at a Yankee game. John is on active duty right now, but will be back in the USA in May. IF you need more information or background information on John, I would be happy to provide it. He has dedicated himself to serving his country the past * years, and the past * months deployed in Afghanistan, and nothing could make him happier than going to see the Yankees play and being honored at a game upon his return .**I attached a photo of John in uniform and another photo with his name is on the sign at the Base in New Jersey as the commanding officer. * *Laurie Koppe* *** Jardin Circle*SHelton, Ct *********-***-******LK*****@***.com
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