Modesto, CA – President Obama is expected to celebrate Veterans Day with 7,000 spectators onboard the United States Navy Aircraft Carrier - The USS Carl Vinson at the 2011 Quicken Loans Carrier Classic. All eyes will be on the open air stadium as two of the nation’s top basketball teams compete in a game created to celebrate Veterans Day and pay tribute to all those who have put their lives on the line for our freedom.
While it’s the first time that an NCAA basketball game has been held on an aircraft carrier, it’s not the first time that 5.11 Tactical® gear is the choice of those providing high-level security. From the FBI Academy trainers to the Swedish and Belgian Security Services, law enforcement and public safety personnel around the globe choose 5.11 Tactical for its functional and reliable products.
When the Michigan State Spartans and the University of North Carolina Tar Heels take the court, the Carrier Classic Security team from Morale Entertainment will be outfitted in 5.11 Tactical gear. The security detail uniform includes 5.11 TacLite™ Pro pants, TacLite™ shirts and the Chameleon jacket.
5.11 Tactical salutes the men and women Armed Forces, the veterans, their families and all those who serve our country.
The Carrier Classic Security detail is wearing 5.11 TacLite® Pro pants and shirts and the Chameleon jacket. 5.11 TacLite® fabric is made of lightweight 65% polyester and 35% non-fading polycotton ripstop. The fabric is functional and maintains a neat, clean and professional look. The TacLite™ shirt and pants have been treated with Teflon® Wear Resistant Finish for stain and soil resistance.
Located in Modesto, California, 5.11 Tactical Series® creates innovative, user-required products that enhance the safety, speed and performance of law enforcement, military, fire and EMS professionals worldwide. Built on a foundation of durability, quality and value that began with the authentic 5.11 Tactical Pant, 5.11’s team of over 300 employees leads the industry in delivering the world’s most innovative gear, head to toe. By working directly with end-users and utilizing the expertise of highly qualified subject matter experts, all 5.11 products exceed rigorous and exacting standards. Learn more about 5.11’s best-selling tactical clothing, uniforms, station-wear, outerwear, footwear and accessories at www.511tactical.com.