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CGA featured on ESPN Salute to Service SportsCenter Special

CGA External Affairs
November 24, 2021

ESPN with CGA leadershipNEW LONDON, Conn – Cadets, staff and faculty at the Academy were featured on the ESPN Salute to Service SportsCenter Special that aired on Veterans Day and was rebroadcast on ABC Sunday, Nov. 14.

The one-hour program included footage from the classrooms and athletic fields, as well as interviews with cadets, coaches, and Academy Superintendent Rear Admiral Bill Kelly.

Several on-air personalities from the sports network traveled to New London to interview Academy personnel, and a message from the President of ESPN, Jim Pitaro and veteran broadcaster Sal Paolantonio filmed from the Washington Parade Field was included. America’s Tall Ship Barque Eagle and Coast Guard Sector New York were also featured.

According to the network, ESPN+ has more than 11.5 million subscribers. The special can be streamed here: ESPN Salute to Service.