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Veteran of the Game

 

The Long Island Nets Veteran of the Game Program is designed to honor returning armed forces veterans who have worked to protect our freedoms. As part of Mohegan Sun’s Sponsorship of the Long Island Nets Veteran of the Game Program, the Nets will honor a veteran at each of the Nets 24 regular season home games.

 

 

 

 

 

Clyde Braswell
Saturday, November 4, 2017
Clyde Braswell served his country for 16 years while being a member of the United States Army. He serves as an Active Duty Military Police Officer and is ranked as a Sergeant. Clyde served hist time stationed in Korea and in Fort Leavanworth, Kansas.
Bob Rydell
Thursday, November 9, 2017
Bob Rydell is a U.S. Army Veteran who served a tour of Vietnam during the war from 1967-1968. He is a Specialist 4th class. He has been awarded with the Vietnam Service, Vietnam campaign, and National Defense Awards.
Steve Bonom
Sunday, November 12, 2017
Representing the Navy, he served his country during the Vietnam War from 196701968, He is the President for the Chapter 82, Vietnam Veterans of America, Nassau County and the Color Guard Commander. He has received the Meritorious Unit Commendation and Korean Defense Medals.
 

 Tony Sparaco
Sunday, November 12, 2017
Representing the Army, Tony served his country during the Vietnam War. Sparaco is a Purple Heart Recipient.

 Paul Masi
Sunday, November 12, 2017
Representing the U.S. Marine Corps, Paul served his country during the Vietnam War from 1966-1967. He has received the Presidential Unit Citation and Combat Action Ribbon.
Ken McQuillar
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Representing the United States Navy, Ken served his country from 1978-1984 as a cryptologic technician. He served his time at Guantanamo Bay and at Nav-Comm-U in London, England.
Khemet Jenkins
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Khemet is currently serving his country as a radar technician and has toured overseas earning numerous medals including a Korean Defense Service Medal and two Army Commendation Medals.
Phoebe Ervin
Saturday, December 23, 2017
Representing the United States Army, Phoebe served her country for twenty-one honorable years. She served tours in Guatemala, El Salvador, Italy, Panama, and has received multiple overseas and achievement medals inclduing Arcom Medals. She is now a retired Sergeant.
Gary Glick
Saturday, December 23, 2017
Representing the United States Army, Gary served as a Chapel Assistant. He was stationed in Germany and served his country from 1969-1972.
Christopher Gardner
Tuesday, December 26, 2017
Christopher is a United States Army E-3 Private First Class. Chris comes to us from the Honolulu Hawaii Army Base while being part of the 3rd Man Infantry for two years.
Jack Holzman
Friday, December 29, 2017
Representing the United States Army, Jack served his country for six years as a radio and telephone operator stationed in Fort Hood, Texas.
Aaron and Al Britvan
Friday, December 29, 2017
Representing the U.S. Navy, Al is a Korean War Veteran and a Seaman 1st Class who served his country from 1948-1953.
Representing the U.S. Army, Corporal Aaron Britvan served his country from 1953-1955.
Chris Peterkin
Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Representing the United States Marine Corps, Chris served his country for twelve years as a nuclear and chemical weapons technician. Chris served two tours in Vietnam and spent three years in South America.