Leesburg, VA, (05/30/2022) – In celebration of Military Appreciation Night, the Washington Spirit will host Colonel Erica Rabe, a member of Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling’s first all-female command team, as an honorary captain Wednesday night at Segra Field. Colonel Rabe formed the groundbreaking command team in the fall of 2021 alongside Command Chief Master Sergeant Christy Peterson and Colonel Cat Logan. Additionally, the JBAB honor guard will be present at the match as special guests. Colonel Rabe will handle coin toss duties at midfield prior to kickoff.
To honor those who have served and continue to serve, the Spirit is excited to offer current and former military personnel access to discounted tickets for Wednesday night’s match. Current and veteran service members can purchase a ticket for up to 30% off. Military discount tickets can be purchased here or at the ticket office with a military ID on Wednesday.
The Washington Spirit host the Chicago Red Stars Wednesday night at Segra Field in Leesburg, Virginia in a rematch of last season’s league championship match. Fans can purchase tickets to the match here.
About The Washington Spirit
The Washington Spirit is the professional women’s soccer team based at Segra Field in Leesburg, Va and Audi Field in Washington, D.C. Launched in 2012, the Spirit play in the National Women’s Soccer League, the premier women’s soccer competition in North America. For more information about the Spirit, visit www.WashingtonSpirit.com, follow the club on Twitter @WashSpirit and on Facebook at facebook.com/washingtonspirit.
About The Air Force Honor Guard
The mission of the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard is to represent Airmen to the American public and the world. The vision of the USAF Honor Guard is to ensure a legacy of Airmen who: promote the mission; protect the standards; perfect the image; and preserve the heritage. For more information, visit www.HonorgGuard.AF.mil/.