Sunday’s matchup between the Green Bay Packers and New York Giants will feature festive spirit for the holiday season and will start with a Packers foam candy cane giveaway prior to the game to celebrate the season Packers style.
Throughout the matchup fans will be treated to holiday music as well as special holiday greetings on TundraVision from soldiers overseas sending messages home for the holidays, and Packers players sharing their favorite holiday memories.
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In a special halftime ceremony, Staff Sgt. Scott Becker of the United States Army Chicago Recruiting Battalion will take the field at halftime to be promoted in front of friends and family. Becker has been deployed six times overseas and has received numerous awards and medals, including the Global War of Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, to gain the respect of his peers.
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In addition, the Packers and WPS Health Insurance ‘Operation Fan Mail’ program will feature a special tribute to four brothers who are veterans of the war in Iraq. Army Spc. Matthew Gutowski and his brothers, Chris, Jon, and Jordan will take the field prior to kickoff to be saluted for their service.
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ALSO SUNDAY, John Vincent, a professional singer who performs at Mike Ditka’s Supper Club in Chicago, will be singing the National Anthem. No flyover is scheduled due to the holiday.