FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The 154th Training Squadron, part of the 189th Airlift Wing in the Arkansas National Guard, will perform a flyover prior to Arkansas’ game against New Mexico State on Saturday.
An HC-130 aircraft will fly past the stadium immediately following the national anthem just prior to the 11 a.m. CT kickoff.
The 189th Airlift Wing is the center of legacy training in the Air National Guard, and throughout the world, training C-130H pilots, navigators, flight engineers and loadmasters. The wing is the quick response force when called to action by the Governor for state active duty. The wing’s Rapid Augmentation Team is comprised of Guardsmen who respond to aid the state of Arkansas and other locations around the nation as needed.
This weekend will also serve as the University of Arkansas’ Family Weekend with Saturday being the second Military Appreciation game of the season.
Family Weekend is a great opportunity to return to campus to visit with your son or daughter, learn more about University of Arkansas programs and services and explore the Northwest Arkansas area before the Razorbacks host New Mexico State. Click here for more details on Family Weekend.
Razorback fans may sponsor a military member by providing them a ticket to a game. All military sponsored tickets will be distributed by Vettix.org. To sponsor a military member for either the two designated Military Appreciation games, please click here and enter the code “MILITARY17” or contact your Razorback Ticket representative.
Single game tickets for Saturday’s game against New Mexico State are available for purchase online or by calling the Razorback Ticket Office at 1-800-982-HOGS (4647).
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