The New York Yankees hosted “Military Appreciation Day” at Yankee Stadium on June 12, 2010 before their interleague game with the Houston Astros.
Pre-game ceremonies featured the United States Army’s Golden Knights parachute team, Army Special Forces soldiers as honored guests, Lieutenant General Frank Kearney and the U.S. Military Academy’s honor guard from West Point, NY.
The West Point Military Police presented the colors before the national anthem:
Yankees captain Derek Jeter delivered two home runs, Jorge Posada hit a grand slam and Javier Vazquez nailed down his sixth win. Here’s Jeter’s first homer: