Festivities abound for Chargers’ home opening series

The Chargers are finally playing at home this weekend, and there will be a lot going on.

UAH hosts Alaska Anchorage at the Von Braun Center this Friday and Saturday, with puck drop at 7:07 p.m. both nights.

Homecoming is this weekend, and all UAH alumni get free admission. The homecoming king and queen will be announced at Saturday’s game.

Military Appreciation Weekend is presented by AUSA, Aerojet Rocketdyne, Lockheed Martin and the UAH Office of Research and Economic Development. Military service members, veterans, Army civilians and their families can get free general admission with their military ID.

Soldiers are enlisted during last year’s Military Appreciation Weekend. (UAH Athletics/Doug Eagan)

The first 500 fans on Saturday receive a free camo rally towel. During the first intermission on Saturday, there will be a mass enlistment of Soliders into the Army.

In addition:

  • Free general admission will be available to all kids 12 and under, courtesy of Huntsville International Airport.
  • The first 500 fans at Friday’s game receive a free set of UAH Hockey trading cards, courtesy of Wells Fargo.

Blue Line Club luncheon: The first Blue Line Club luncheon is Friday at noon in the Varsity Room at Spragins Hall on the UAH campus. Terranova’s will be catering an it is free to Blue Line Club members.

Alaska Anchorage coach Matt Thomas and UAH coach Mike Corbett will be on hand to talk about this weekend’s series and their respective programs.