Kaepernick To Be Greeted By “Salute to The Military” Tribute At Next Game

This is amazing!

(Breitbart) Colin Kaepernick’s first time on the field since sitting for the national anthem comes in the NFL’s #1 military town on a night dubbed a “Salute to the Military.”

The optics promise a startling contrast if nothing else. As one African American in red, white, and gold sits during the song another, Petty Officer 1st Class Steven Powell, in dress whites sings it. A color guard representing the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines and 240 soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines holding a massive “super flag” on the field aid the visual aspect of the performance of “The Star-Spangled Banner” at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego.

So-called super flags generally take up the entirety of a football field. Their 300-feet-by-150-feet dimensions almost perfectly correspond to the size and shape of the gridiron. They weigh more than a half ton and cost north of $50,000.

The San Diego Chargers and San Francisco 49ers kick off at 7 p.m. on Thursday.

“At halftime the Chargers will recognize six Vietnam War veterans as a remembrance of the 50th anniversary of the war,” the team announced. “The Chargers will also have wounded warriors as special guests and a patriotic fireworks show to wrap up half-time.”

The 28th annual “Salute to the Military” also features Powell returning to sing “God Bless America” during the game. Before the game, a group of Navy Seals plans to parachute down upon Quaalcom Stadium and a Marine Corps Band provides entertainment.

Let’s see what the “oppressed,” overpaid quarterback has to say about a military tribute in one of the biggest military towns in America.

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