Seattle U Professor to Skydive Into Cheney Stadium with Ground Zero American Flag

2011-05-05

 

WHAT: Military Sciences Adjunct Professor Tim Ohno will kick off the Tacoma Rainiers game this Saturday night by skydiving into Cheney Stadium with the Northwest Special Ops Parachute Team. The crew will make the jump waving the 800-foot American flag that flew over New York City near Ground Zero. They will land precisely behind second base just before the game, dubbed Seattle U ROTC night.  

Ohno and other ROTC staff, faculty and students recently helped the program earn the top ranking of the “Best ROTC in the Nation (https://www.seattleu.edu/news/featureArticle.aspx?id=70136).” They will officially receive the honor in an awards ceremony on campus next week.  

WHEN: Sat. May 7, 2011 
           Approximately 6:58 p.m.  

WHERE: Cheney Stadium 
             2502 S. Tyler St, Tacoma, WA  

For more information on SU’s ROTC program, visit: http://www.seattleu.edu/rotc/