The Houston Texans wrapped up Salute to Service Week presented by USAA with festive Thanksgiving giveaway and some fun events for service members stationed locally and overseas.
On Thursday, Houston Texans Chairman and CEO Cal McNair, Vice President of the Texans Foundation Hannah McNair, Texans Cheerleaders and mascot TORO took part in Texans, Touchdowns & Turkeys presented by USAA at Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base. As a thank you to service members, the Houston Texans, USAA, and USO Houston provided Thanksgiving turkeys with all the fixings to 150 military families in a drive-thru event. Each family received a turkey, with fixing and sides, such as green beans, cranberries, sweet potatoes, rolls and pumpkin pies. The Texans also provided gift bags, including Texans car flags, pompoms, mini football and insulated Texans and USAA cooler bags for the whole family to enjoy. Houston Texans Legends Robaire Smith, Earl Mitchell, Anthony Hill and Moran Norris also attended the event to show their appreciation for the Service Members and their families.
On Tuesday, the Texans hosted Pros vs GI Joes presented by USAA inside NRG Stadium's West Club. Texans players Tytus Howard, Tyrell Adams, Greg Mancz, and Buddy Howell joined service members stationed overseas in a Pros vs. G.I. Joes-style video game matchup. The players got to show their appreciation for these men and women who are serving our country while enjoying some friendly competition playing Madden. Texans players started each game by thanking the military member for their service and many Players shared their personal ties to the military.
The Houston Texans will host their annual Salute To Service game presented by Bud Light against the New England Patriots in Week 11. Sunday's kickoff is set for 12 noon CT on CBS and SportsRadio 610.
As a thank you to service members, the Houston Texans, USAA, and USO Houston will provide Thanksgiving turkeys with all the fixings to 150 military families in a drive-thru event. The Texans will have goodies for the whole family to enjoy, Texans Cheerleaders, TORO, Legends, a DJ and more to bring a little cheer to the service members stationed at Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base