As the home of the national pastime in the Nation's Capital, the Washington Nationals are proud to work with the large community of military bases, installations and hospitals that serve as permanent or temporary homes to military service members and their families living in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan area.
In-Game Military Salute
The Nationals offer premium seating in the Lexus Presidents Club for select military groups and their families during every home game. The tickets include a gourmet buffet, complimentary in-seat food and beverage service, and views of the underground batting cages and post-game press conference. At the end of the third inning, honorees are recognized on NatsHD and receive a standing ovation from fans.
Tickets are allocated through military hospitals and support organizations and are not available for individual distribution.
Patriotic Series presented by SAIC
Encouraging fans to celebrate the American spirit while enjoying the national pastime at Nationals Park, this series utilizes on-field programming and pregame assets, themed giveaways, and patriotic uniforms to honor service members and their families.
- April 17: Military Appreciation Day
- May 23: Women in the Military
- July 4: Independence Day
- September 9: Heroes Day
Military Branch Days delivered by UPS
The Nationals dedicate one game a year to each of the five branches of the military. The team works closely with military partners to highlight the individuals and ideals that are unique to each branch.
- May 8: U.S. Navy Day
- June 1: U.S. Army Day
- July 21: U.S. Marine Corps Day
- August 6: U.S. Coast Guard Day
- September 18: U.S. Air Force Day
Me and a Friend Program
In partnership with USO of Metropolitan Washington, this program recognizes the challenges that military children face as they continually relocate due to their parents' military assignments. The Nationals provide tickets to children of active duty service members for every Sunday game of the season, giving them the opportunity to use the free tickets to connect with peers and help make new friends. The group is also first in line for Kids Run the Bases after the game.
Nationals players have embraced opportunities to show their personal support for our nation's heroes.
Throughout the season, players visit with wounded veterans and their families at hospitals and at the ballpark. These visits frequently transition into deeper relationships between players and veterans.
Discounted Game Tickets
Military service members receive deeply discounted Nationals tickets available exclusively to them and their families. Tickets can be purchased through MWR and ITT offices at area bases and the Pentagon. Most ticket levels also include a food and beverage credit to reduce the total cost of the outing.
For more information on the Nationals Military ticket discounts, please contact Brian Beck at 202.640.7647 or visit nationals.com/military.