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Chick-Fil-A Creates Special Restaurant For Military Members Who Cant Go To Army-Navy Game

Benny Johnson | Columnist, Viral Politics

Chick-fil-A had a solution for military members who could not get tickets to the Army-Navy game.

The beloved fried chicken house opened a special pop-up restaurant in Philadelphia for active duty military, veterans and their families to watch the storied game. The pop-up served food and drink from a special menu and featured games and entertainment.

Chick-fil-A is an official partner of the 119th Army-Navy game.

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Dec 8, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; The Corps of Cadets from the United States Military Academy at West Point reacts before the 119th Army-Navy game at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: Danny Wild-USA TODAY Sports

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According to a press release from Chick-fil-A:

Chick-fil-A is proud to support and honor the men and women in the military and their families who have served, are serving, and will serve our country.

The Chick-fil-A pop-up restaurant is designed to bring fans of rival football teams together by creating a shared table. Members of the military will attend the event to participate in spirited competition, a shared meal and a watch party.

Other activities include a card writing station to show military appreciation, giveaways, food and much more. Chick-fil-A will also be flying in Army and Navy veterans nominated by local franchise Operators located across the country to attend the pre-game ceremonies and the game.

The founder of Chick-fil-A was a World War II veteran. Footage of the event shows military members eating Chick-fil-A, listening to music and watching the game.

WATCH FOOTAGE OF THE EVENT:

The neutral site of Philadelphia plays host to the 119th football game between the two oldest branches of the armed forces.

The game also featured a tribute to the late Navy veteran, former President George H.W. Bush. (RELATED: Heres A Look Back At George H.W. Bushs Life In Pictures)

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