(Indianapolis, IN) – Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, and the USO of Indiana are teaming up to honor Marine and Army veterans and the families of fallen soldiers for their service and sacrifice on behalf of our country. Activities are planned during the championship football game in Indianapolis on Feb. 5, 2012.
Through the USO of Indiana and the Marine Foundation of Indiana, Rolls-Royce is sponsoring veterans and the parents of fallen soldiers to attend the championship game and a pre-game “tailgate” party for over 40 wounded and recovering United States Marines.
Attending the Championship Game:
Two Wounded Warriors, Two Fathers of Fallen Service Members
In coordination with the USO of Indiana, Rolls-Royce is sponsoring two veterans wounded in combat and two fathers of soldiers killed in action to attend the championship game.
Overview of fallen service members:
Overview of veterans:
Pre-Game “Tailgate” Party Honoring 50 Wounded and Recovering Marines
Rolls-Royce is also teaming up with Marine Foundation of Indiana, Inc. and the Hiram I. Bearss Detachment, #089, Marine Corps League, and the USO of Indiana to host over 40 wounded and recovering Marines assigned to the Wounded Warrior Regiment from across the country for a pre-game tailgate party at the Conrad Hotel Indianapolis. The event runs from noon until 4:30 p.m. on Feb. 5, 2012.
The active and retired Marines will enjoy pre-game television coverage, food and beverages, and celebrity stop-by appearances (by invitation only).
Additional support for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for these Marines includes hotel accommodations and airfare donated by the Semper Fi Fund. Tickets for the wounded Marines to attend the game were donated to the Marine Foundation by a professional football team.
Please contact Rolls-Royce communications to arrange interviews or speak with military public affairs staff.
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