USO Columbus will tailgate with the troops for “Hammer Night” Saturday June 13.
Free food and beverage will be provided to all active duty service members beginning at 4:30 in the parking lot of the Columbus Civic Center.
The 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team has teamed up with the Columbus Lions, the National Infantry Museum, the USO and Columbus State University to host "Hammer Night."
The tailgate and a concert series will kick off the event. There will also be a jersey auction in which the Lions will be in support of the 3rd Brigade.
Following the tailgate party, the Columbus Lions will face off against Fayetteville. The game starts at 7:30 p.m. There will be pre-game and halftime entertainment courtesy of the Lady Lions and the soldiers of the 3rd HBCT.
The United Service Organization is celebrating one year of service in the Chattahoochee Valley.
USO Columbus has reached over 15,000 troops since last June with special events and daily service at the new center located on Victory Drive.