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IMPACT TAPING SALUTE TO TROOPS TONIGHT IN KENTUCKY

By Mike Johnson on 2019-04-12 09:43:00

Impact Wrestling will tape Salute to the Troops tonight in Fort Campbell, Kentucky at the Fort Campbell Army Post.  The show will be taped for a Twitch special next month.  Last month, Impact released the following press release with all the pertinant details:

IMPACT Wrestling Partners with TNT Pro for ‘Salute to the Troops’ Free to All Military, Airs May 11 on Twitch 

‘Salute to the Troops’ to be held in collaboration with MWR (Morale, Welfare and Recreation) of Fort Campbell Army Installation 

TORONTO | FORT CAMPBELL – IMPACT Wrestling announced today that it has partnered with Tried-N-True Pro (TNT Pro) for Salute to the Troops, a live event on April 12 at Fort Campbell Army Post in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, free for all military personnel and their families.

Salute to the Troops will premiere exclusively on IMPACT Wrestling’s Twitch channel at Twitch.tv/impactwrestlingon May 11 at 8:00 p.m. ET. The event, which will be held in collaboration with MWR (Morale, Welfare and Recreation) of Fort Campbell Army Installation, will be free to over 1,000 active military and their families. The show will begin on April 12 at 6:00 p.m. ET.

“We are proud to partner with TNT Pro and Fort Campbell Army Installation for this special event, as we honor our servicemen and women and their families,” said Ed Nordholm, president of IMPACT Wrestling. “We intend to provide a memorable evening of entertainment, serving as a well-deserved morale booster for these brave men and women.”

“As a United States Army Veteran, it has been my goal since Tried-N-True Pro’s inception in 2015 to bring live professional wrestling to the soldiers and families of Fort Campbell Army Installation,” said TNT Pro promoter and producer Anthony “Crimson” Mayweather. “Speaking from experience, I know that live entertainment is very important and can be a key factor in elevating morale within the soldier and their family members. It’s an honor to be able to provide that entertainment for these brave men and women. We are very proud and excited to forge a partnership with Fort Campbell MWR and IMPACT Wrestling to produce this special event.”

Salute to the Troops will be free to DoD ID card holders. ID is required to claim tickets to the event. Soldiers and their family members, military retirees and their family members and DOD civilians who work on post and their families will all be admitted. More ticket information is available at TriedNTruePro.com, including tickets for the general public.

A subsidiary of Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp., IMPACT Wrestling will premiere Salute to the Troops May 11 on Twitch, featuring top stars such as IMPACT World Champion Johnny Impact, X-Division Champion Rich Swann, plus Brian Cage, Moose, Sami Callihan, Eli Drake, Madison Rayne and Kiera Hogan.

For more information about Salute to the Troops, visit IMPACTWrestling.com.

For More Information Contact:
Ariel Shnerer
Sr. Director, Programming & Communications
Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp.
ashnerer@anthemse.com

Anthony Mayweather
Live Events Promoter & Producer
Tried-N-True Pro LLC.
info@triedntruepro.com

About IMPACT Wrestling
IMPACT Wrestling is one of the world’s largest wrestling entertainment properties, creating more than 300 hours of original content annually across television and other digital platforms. IMPACT Wrestling specializes in creating premium content, events, products, merchandise and music, as well as the management and promotion of professional wrestlers. Its highly successful flagship, IMPACT!, is broadcast globally, including Fridays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Pursuit Channel and Twitch in the United States, Fight Network and GameTV in Canada, Sony ESPN in India, 5Spike and Fight Network in the United Kingdom, SuperSport in Africa, and MVStv in Mexico.

For more information visit www.impactwrestling.com.

About Tried-N-True Pro
Tried-N-True Pro specializes in the promoting and the producing of live entertainment events, including professional wrestling, MMA, concerts and more. Tried-N-True Pro content can be viewed worldwide through our on-demand digital platform at TriedNTruePro.com.

About Fort Campbell Army Installation
Fort Campbell is a United States Army installation located astride the Kentucky-Tennessee border between Hopkinsville, Kentucky and Clarksville, Tennessee. Fort Campbell is home to the 101st Airborne Division and the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment. Fort Campbell MWR integrates and delivers family and morale, welfare and recreation programs and services enabling readiness and resilience for a globally-responsive Army.

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