Clemson to Honor Fallen Soldiers Friday

During halftime ceremonies of Friday night's (Dec. 17) The Citadel-Clemson men's basketball game, the Clemson Athletic Department in conjunction with the Clemson Corps, Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC will honor two Clemson alum's and eight Citadel alum's (see list below) who have been killed in the Iraq War. The game is scheduled to begin at 7:00 PM at Littlejohn Coliseum.

Military personnel presenting their military identification can purchase an $18.00 reserve seat for $9.00 and $7.00 general admission ticket for any family member high school age and under.

Fans are asked to bring the following items (see list below) to the game to show appreciation for the sacrifice the men and women who are deployed are making in the fight for freedom during the holiday season. All items collected will be given to the South Carolina National Guard and then forwarded to South Carolina troops deployed in Iraq.

Clemson's Fallen Soldiers
Army Captain Mark N. Stubenhofer, Class of 1996
Marine Cpl. Andrew J. Zabierek, Class of 2000

The Citadel Fallen Soldiers
Army Lieutenant Colonel, Charles H. Buehring, The Citadel Class of 1985
Marine Lance Corporal, Timothy R. Creager, The Citadel Class of 2005
Marine 1st Lieutenant, Therrel S. Childers, The Citadel Class of 2001
Army Captain, Daniel W. Eggers, The Citadel Class of 1997
Army Captain. Christopher J. Kenny, The Citadel Class of 1993
Marine 1st Lietenant, Dan T. Malcom, The Citadel Class of 2001
Navy Lieutenant, Peter Ober, The Citadel Class of 1998
Marine Captain, Benjamin Sammis, The Citadel Class of 1996

Suggested items needed to send to the troops and their families:
** International telephone calling cards
** Letters of support to deployed soldiers or their families
** Postage stamps
** Gift cards, in any amount for the families
** Wet towelettes
** Books (paperback only)
** CDs Top Stories