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7/28/19 Military Salute: U.S. Marine Corps Appreciation Day presented by USAA

The San Diego Padres recognized service members of the U.S. Marine Corps on Marine Corps Appreciation Day at Petco Park. 34 Future U.S. Marines took the Oath of Enlistment administered by USMC Captain Katie Sliwoski. Major General Robert Castellvi, Commanding General 1st Marine Division, threw out the Ceremonial First Pitch. The Marine Band San Diego performed the National Anthem. A flyover was conducted by two F-18 Hornets from Marine Fighter-Attack Training Squadron 101 stationed at MCAS Miramar. Nine drill instructors from Marine Corps Recruit Depot took the field to greet Padres starters as part of the "Military Take the Field." Padres