DENVER (November 3, 2016) – To honor and recognize U.S. servicemen and women who work, play and protect the citizens of America and world, Sportsman Channel is offering a Veterans Day Marathon presented by LAPG. Beginning at 5 p.m. ET on November 5, every program on the network will have a connection to the military. Selected shows will feature field adventures with veterans or current active military personnel living out their dreams of a larger-than-life outdoor journey.
The military men and women who have served our great country are engrained in the fabric of our everyday lives,” said Outdoor Sportsman Group Networks CEO and President, Jim Liberatore. “Sportsman Channel’s desire to reflect this is one way in which we hope to call attention and connect all Americans with its military heroes and history.
From ex-Marine Craig Boddington hunting with friends on a traditional whitetail hunt in Petersen’s HUNTING Adventures, to Jana Waller on Skullbound TV hosting double amputee and army veteran, Corey Garmin as he scores his first bull, Sportsman Channel’s Veterans Day Marathon is focused on recognizing and connecting with the men and women serving today, as well as those who
In 1954, when November 11 was officially named Veterans Day, President Dwight D. Eisenhower called upon all United States citizens to join hands in a common purpose – “to solemnly remember the sacrifices of all those who fought so valiantly on the seas, in the air, and on foreign shores, to preserve our heritage of freedom.”
Sportsman Channel’s Veterans Day Marathon airs on November 5 from 5-8 p.m. ET.
Program details follow:
Skullbound TV (5 p.m. ET) – Jana heads to Utah with double amputee/army veteran Corey Garmin. Corey overcomes adversity and scores his first bull.
Petersen’s Hunting Adventures (5:30 p.m. ET) – Craig Boddington is Kansas born and raised. And despite his globe-trotting hunts, he looks forward each year to hosting a couple of buddies for a traditional whitetail hunt on his farm in southeastern Kansas
Moment of Impact (6 p.m. ET) – Army Sergeant Major and “Wounded Warrior” Pat Corcoran, joins Gary Joseph up at Skinner Creek hunts in Northern British Columbia. They will be spotting and stalking huge black bear boars.
Big Deer TV (6:30 p.m. ET) – The Outdoor Recreation Heritage Fund exists to provide healing opportunities to veterans, troops and their families through outdoor activities. Mike Hanback joins a group of brave soldiers on a Virginia deer hunt.
Skullbound TV (7 p.m. ET) – Jana hosts Jared Ogden and Grady Powell from Team Military on their first bear hunt in Western Montana.
Wildlifers (7:30 p.m. ET) – Our armed veterans give their all…and Wildlifers is pleased to give back to three very unique soldiers on a special South Texas hunt. From a Vietnam vet to a Gulf War veteran, they get to experience some hunting they’ll never forget.
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