Military Day at Mercedes-Benz Stadium | Best images from Day 9
The Atlanta Falcons honored those who have served in the military and their families throughout the day during the ninth practice of 2019 AT&T training camp at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Take a look at some of our favorite images here.
Falcons players to wear initials of fallen heroes on helmets
Each player on the Atlanta Falcons roster will wear a white decal with a series of initials representing the names of 94 fallen heroes during the Salute to Service game against the Buccaneers on Sunday. Each position group will wear the same decal.
Falcons spend time with families of fallen heroes
The Atlanta Falcons, led by head coach Dan Quinn, set aside time following their walk-through on Saturday to meet with 94 families who are a part of the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) and have lost a loved one serving our country. The team will wear decals honoring the fallen heroes on their helmets Sunday.
Atlanta Falcons Cheerleaders ready for Salute to Service game
The Atlanta Falcons Cheerleaders are ready for the Salute to Service game, which will be held Sunday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium as the Falcons face the Buccaneers. Come to the game early to experience a variety of military appreciation installations and activities.
Families of fallen heroes surprised with custom jerseys honoring loved ones
Head coach Dan Quinn and the Atlanta Falcons invited 94 families in the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) to Mercedes-Benz Stadium where they received custom, military themed jerseys honoring their loved ones. The evening is one part of a larger weekend full of events for the families.
Baby shower honors expecting veteran mothers | Salute to Service Week
The Atlanta Falcons hosted a Salute to Sisterhood baby shower for expecting veteran mothers; Atlanta Falcons Women's Association attended as guests to mingle with the expectant mothers. The event was a part of the team's Salute to Service Week, presented by Zaxby's.
Falcons CEO Steve Cannon nominated for 2019 Salute to Service Award
Steve Cannon, Chief Executive Officer of the AMB Group, was named the Atlanta Falcons 2019 Salute to Service Award nominee. The Falcons have won the award, which recognizes support for the military community, for three straight years with Ben Garland (2018), Andre Roberts (2017) and head coach Dan Quinn (2016).