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Hill community gathers for Military Appreciation Night

Col. Jon A. Eberlan, 75th Air Base Wing commander, throws the ceremonial first pitch before the July 13, 2018, Military Appreciation Night game between the Ogden Raptors and Missoula Osprey at Lindquist Field in Ogden, Utah. Each year, the Ogden Raptors team up with the Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee to offer tickets to Hill Air Force Base personnel and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alex R. Lloyd)

Col. Jon A. Eberlan, 75th Air Base Wing commander, throws the ceremonial first pitch before the July 13, 2018, Military Appreciation Night game between the Ogden Raptors and Missoula Osprey at Lindquist Field in Ogden, Utah. Each year, the Ogden Raptors team up with the Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee to offer tickets to Hill Air Force Base personnel and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alex R. Lloyd)

The Hill Air Force Base Honor Guard presents the colors before the July 13, 2018, Military Appreciation Night game between the Ogden Raptors and Missoula Osprey at Lindquist Field in Ogden, Utah. Each year, the Ogden Raptors team up with the Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee to offer tickets to Hill Air Force Base personnel and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alex R. Lloyd)

The Hill Air Force Base Honor Guard presents the colors before the July 13, 2018, Military Appreciation Night game between the Ogden Raptors and Missoula Osprey at Lindquist Field in Ogden, Utah. Each year, the Ogden Raptors team up with the Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee to offer tickets to Hill Air Force Base personnel and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alex R. Lloyd)

World War II veteran Hal Golde, 95, sings the national anthem before the July 13, 2018, Military Appreciation Night game between the Ogden Raptors and Missoula Osprey at Lindquist Field in Ogden, Utah. Each year, the Ogden Raptors team up with the Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee to offer tickets to Hill Air Force Base personnel and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alex R. Lloyd)

World War II veteran Hal Golde, 95, sings the national anthem before the July 13, 2018, Military Appreciation Night game between the Ogden Raptors and Missoula Osprey at Lindquist Field in Ogden, Utah. Each year, the Ogden Raptors team up with the Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee to offer tickets to Hill Air Force Base personnel and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alex R. Lloyd)

The Ogden Raptors debuted the team's blue, camouflaged military appreciation uniforms against the Missoula Osprey July 13, 2018, during the Military Appreciation Night game at Lindquist Field in Ogden, Utah. Each year, the Ogden Raptors team up with the Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee to offer tickets to Hill Air Force Base personnel and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alex R. Lloyd)

The Ogden Raptors debuted the team's blue, camouflaged military appreciation uniforms against the Missoula Osprey July 13, 2018, during the Military Appreciation Night game at Lindquist Field in Ogden, Utah. Each year, the Ogden Raptors team up with the Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee to offer tickets to Hill Air Force Base personnel and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alex R. Lloyd)

Fans watch the Ogden Raptors play the Missoula Osprey July 13, 2018, during Military Appreciation Night game at Lindquist Field in Ogden, Utah. Each year, the Ogden Raptors team up with the Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee to offer tickets to Hill Air Force Base personnel and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alex R. Lloyd)

Fans watch the Ogden Raptors play the Missoula Osprey July 13, 2018, during Military Appreciation Night game at Lindquist Field in Ogden, Utah. Each year, the Ogden Raptors team up with the Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee to offer tickets to Hill Air Force Base personnel and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alex R. Lloyd)

OGDEN, Utah -- July 13 was Military Appreciation Night at Lindquist Field. The Ogden Raptors faced off against the Missoula Osprey.

Each year, Ogden’s minor league baseball team partners with the Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee to offer tickets to Hill Air Force Base personnel and their families.

Before the game, the Hill Honor Guard marched the American flag onto the field for the singing of the national anthem, and Col. Jon Eberlan, 75th Air Base Wing commander, threw the game’s ceremonial first pitch.

In addition, some family members from the base were invited to participate in on-the-field activities in between the game’s innings.

The Raptors are an advanced rookie affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Raptors wore their blue, camouflaged military appreciation uniforms at the game in honor of the nation's service members.

The Raptors won the game 11-4.