Ducks to host military families.

The Ducks will host military families fromtheSouthern California chapter of Operation Homefront the weekend of Saturday, Nov. 8th and Sunday, Nov. 9th at Honda Center. The weekend event will include all Ducks players and coaches and approximately 200 military family members.

On Sunday, Nov. 9, the Ducks welcome the group for the club’s contest vs. Florida at 5:05 p.m. at Honda Center. The military families will be recognized both in-arena andon the television broadcast that evening.

Operation Homefront,founded in 2002 in San Diego,utilizes a network of volunteers working within the local chapters to provide critical support to our military families.Itfocuses on a range of issues from home and auto repairs to urgent financial assistance and emotional support.Operation Homefront also operates, the nation’s largest online community of military spouses and women in uniform.

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J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Orange County Register, Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.

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