WDHN’s Michael Rinker catches up with Troy Athletic Director Brent Jones ahead for the Trojans home football game against Army

TROY, Ala. (WDHN) — This Saturday at Veterans Memorial Stadium, the Troy football team is set to host Army.

On the heels of Veterans Day, all-day long Troy will be honoring those who have served our country before, during, and after the game.

Before kick-off, there will be a helicopter flyover featuring choppers from Fort Rucker, while the Sound of the South performs the National Anthem.

Then there will be a flag ceremony involving a field-sized flag during the anthem.

Throughout the game, Veterans Memorial Stadium will be honoring our local veterans in attendance, including the chance for anyone who has served to head onto the field.

After the game, both bands will perform their school’s fight song.

This game is a big one for Troy University, they are currently 7-2 on the season, riding a six-game winning streak. Army is a non-conference opponent known for its triple-option offense.

The last time the Trojans took the field, the defense was lights out in the second half against Louisana, giving up just 1.4 yards per carry in the second half, en route to the Trojans come from behind victory.

For tickets to the game and to learn more about the festivities set for this Saturday you can visit this website!