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Military honored during Ogden Raptors doubleheader

Col. Jon Eberlan, 75th Air Base Wing commander, throws the ceremonial first pitch b Aug. 9, 2019, before Military Appreciation Night with the Ogden Raptors and Idaho Falls Chuckars at Lindquist Field in Ogden, Utah. Each year, the Raptors and Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee offer tickets to Hill Air Force Base personnel and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by David Perry)

Col. Jon Eberlan, 75th Air Base Wing commander, throws the ceremonial first pitch b Aug. 9, 2019, before Military Appreciation Night with the Ogden Raptors and Idaho Falls Chuckars at Lindquist Field in Ogden, Utah. Each year, the Raptors and Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee offer tickets to Hill Air Force Base personnel and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by David Perry)

The Hill Air Force Base Honor Guard marches onto the field to present the colors during the Aug. 9, 2019, Military Appreciation Night with the Ogden Raptors and Idaho Falls Chuckars at Lindquist Field in Ogden, Utah. Each year, the 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 David Perry)

The Hill Air Force Base Honor Guard marches onto the field to present the colors during the Aug. 9, 2019, Military Appreciation Night with the Ogden Raptors and Idaho Falls Chuckars at Lindquist Field in Ogden, Utah. Each year, the 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 David Perry)

Retired Air Force Staff Sgt. De Andre Boyd sings the national anthem  Aug. 9, 2019, before Military Appreciation Night with the Ogden Raptors and Idaho Falls Chuckars at Lindquist Field in Ogden, Utah. Each year, the 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 David Perry)

Retired Air Force Staff Sgt. De Andre Boyd sings the national anthem Aug. 9, 2019, before Military Appreciation Night with the Ogden Raptors and Idaho Falls Chuckars at Lindquist Field in Ogden, Utah. Each year, the 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 David Perry)

Lt. Col. Jason Haney, 368th Recruiting Squadron commander, gives the oath of enlistment to 22 Air Force recruits during the Aug. 9, 2019, Military Appreciation Night with the Ogden Raptors and Idaho Falls Chuckars at Lindquist Field in Ogden, Utah. Each year, the Raptors and Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee offer tickets to Hill Air Force Base personnel and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by David Perry)

Lt. Col. Jason Haney, 368th Recruiting Squadron commander, gives the oath of enlistment to 22 Air Force recruits during the Aug. 9, 2019, Military Appreciation Night with the Ogden Raptors and Idaho Falls Chuckars at Lindquist Field in Ogden, Utah. Each year, the Raptors and Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee offer tickets to Hill Air Force Base personnel and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by David Perry)

Fans at Military Appreciation Night with the Ogden Raptors and Idaho Falls Chuckars Aug. 9, 2019, at Lindquist Field in Ogden, Utah. Each year, the Raptors and Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee offer tickets to military personnel and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by David Perry)

Fans at Military Appreciation Night with the Ogden Raptors and Idaho Falls Chuckars Aug. 9, 2019, at Lindquist Field in Ogden, Utah. Each year, the Raptors and Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee offer tickets to military personnel and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by David Perry)

The POW/MIA chair of honor at Lindquist Field in Ogden, Utah. The chair was dedicated Aug. 9, 2019, during Military Appreciation Night with the Ogden Raptors and Idaho Falls Chukars to symbolize that there will always be a place at Lindquist Field awaiting the return home of the nation's POWs/MIAs. (U.S. Air Force photo by David Perry)

The POW/MIA chair of honor at Lindquist Field in Ogden, Utah. The chair was dedicated Aug. 9, 2019, during Military Appreciation Night with the Ogden Raptors and Idaho Falls Chukars to symbolize that there will always be a place at Lindquist Field awaiting the return home of the nation's POWs/MIAs. (U.S. Air Force photo by David Perry)

OGDEN, Utah -- Due to the previous night’s rainout, military members and families were treated to a doubleheader Aug. 9 for Military Appreciation Night with the Ogden Raptors at Lindquist Field.

The Raptors, an advanced rookie affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers, partners with the Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee each year to offer tickets to to members of the military for each of the services.

Before the second game, Col. Jon Eberlan, 75th Air Base Wing commander, threw the game’s ceremonial first pitch and the Hill Air Force Base Honor Guard presented the colors during the singing of the national anthem by retired Air Force Staff Sgt. De Andre Boyd.

Between innings, some of Hill’s personnel were also invited to participate in on-the-field games and activities.

The Raptors swept the doubleheader against the Idaho Falls Chuckars.