East Central Community College will honor all military veterans with free admission, recognition, and tailgating when the Warrior football team hosts Northeast Mississippi Community College on Thursday, Sept. 8.

Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. in Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus.

All military veterans and their families will be admitted free to the MACJC battle and are invited to participate in Warrior Club tailgating activities scheduled on the deck inside Bailey Stadium beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Mississippi Air National Guard Brigadier General Todd Wall of Decatur, a 1982 graduate of East Central and former Warrior football and baseball player, will be an honorary captain and will participate in the coin toss prior to the game.

For more information, contact Chris Harris, director of athletics, at 601-635-6401 or call toll free 877-462-3222, ext. 401. His e-mail address is charris@eccc.edu.