LEXINGTON, Ky. -- On Veterans' Day weekend the University of Kentucky celebrated with Heores' Day at Commonwealth Stadium, Nov. 9. As the Wildcat football team took on the University of Missouri on the field, Service members and first responders were honored throughout the game.
More than 800 Guardsmen were in attendance with complimentary tickets from UK. Cadets from UK's ROTC assisted with an enormous American Flag during the National Anthem.
In addition to honoring the military, Heroes' Day also paid tribute to police officers and firemen. Ison, an engineer in the Kentucky Guard is also a firefighter for the City of Lexington.