By John George
The Philadelphia Soul and The Judge Group are joining forces to stage an Army-Navy Veterans Arena Football Game on June 22 at the Wells Fargo Center.
The game — which will feature teams made up of active reservists, and veterans — will be part of the Philadelphia Soul’s “Military Appreciation Night” game against Iowa.
The game between the two branches is being played to help raise awareness about the need for employment opportunities for veterans. Veterans will have the opportunity to network with Philadelphia-area employees and receiving transitioning assistance during the event in a program being led by The Judge Group’s newest division, Judge Veterans in Professional Careers.
Martin E. Judge Jr., a minority owner of the Soul, is CEO of The Judge Group, a professional services firm based in West Conshohocken, Pa.
The event will begin with at “Stars and Stripes Fan Fest” from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., which will include military interactive areas and displays as well as live entertainment.Tryouts for the Army vs. Navy Veterans Arena Football Game will be held on May 4 and May 12 at the Pinelands Sports Center in Southampton, NJ. The tryouts will be open to all past and present service-members of the Armed Forces. For more information, email Joe Krause at firstname.lastname@example.org.