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5/19/19 Salute to the Military Spouse presented by USAA

The San Diego Padres recognized over 100 military spouses who represented the various branches of the United States military. Sixteen Ombudsman from various commands in San Diego were recognized during a Home Plate ceremony. Military Spouse and founder of the Special Liberty Project, Jessica Meritt, rang the Ceremonial Mission Bell. Chief Petty Officer Select Sindy Johnson, 2018 Navy Shore Sailor of the Year, threw out the Ceremonial First Pitch. Aviation Maintenance Administration Chief Petty Officer Keisa Souza performed the National Anthem before Sunday's game God Bless America during the 7th-inning stretch. Nine military spouses representing the various branches of the U.S. military took the field to greet Padres starters as part of the "Military Take the Field." San Diego Padres