On the heels of the Marlins' successful overseas trip to visit U.S. military personnel in Southwest Asia and Germany, another group of Marlins led by first baseman Gaby Sanchez and pitcher Chris Volstad, along the Mermaids are headed to Guantanamo Naval Base in Cuba to visit U.S. troops on February 13 and 14. Read More »
For the second straight year, the Marlins will head overseas to spend time with military personnel, this time visiting U.S. troops stationed in Southwest Asia and Germany from Feb. 3-11. Read More »
Submit a question to the troops or to one of the Marlins travelers on the trip overseas. They will be used to film video clips and check back here throughout the trip to watch the videos and see if your question gets answered.
How ironic that our continuing tour of American military bases brought us to Hiroshima on the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. This was a very special anniversary since the Society of Pearl Harbor survivors is being disbanded this year as most of the remaining men are into their 90âs. This is the [...]
Currently in the beautiful country of Japan, our experience so far with the Miami Marlins âtroops visitâ has been spectacular. Not only has the trip been a real culture shock, it also has been a true blessing to be across the world with such amazing men and women in the armed forces. With Captain John [...]
So far on our journey weâve visited an Air Force base (Yakota AB), an army post (Camp Zama) and a naval base (Yokosuka Naval Base). Although theyâre all run with the military precision weâve come to expect on this tour, they each had their own distinct feel, as if each branch of service has its [...]