PHOTOS: 12 Flag Raiser Art Unruh
For the Seahawks 'Salute To Service' game, presented by USAA on Thursday night against the Green Bay Packers at CenturyLink Field, 96-year-old U.S. Air Force combat veteran Staff Sergeant Art Unruh, a B-17 waist gunner for the 32nd Fighter Group during WWII, raised the 12 Flag prior to kickoff. During a six month span in 1944, Unruh participated in 243 hours and 15 minutes of aerial combat. His awards and decorations include a Silver Star, Air Medal, WWII Victory Medal and the European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal. Unruh has lived in Everett, Wash. since 1952 and serves as a docent at Paul Allen's Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum.
PHOTOS: Two-Time Cy Young Winner Blake Snell Raises The 12 Flag Ahead of Week 12
MLB pitcher and Seattle native Blake Snell was chosen to raise the 12 Flag prior to kickoff of the Thanksgiving night contest versus the 49ers.
PHOTOS: Vietnam War Veteran Jim Martinson Raises 12 Flag Ahead Of Kickoff
Vietnam War veteran Jim Martinson was chosen to raise the 12 Flag prior to kickoff of Week 10 as part of Salute to Service.
PHOTOS: Bill Nye Raises The 12 Flag Prior To Kickoff Of Week 8
Bill Nye was chosen to raise the 12 Flag ahead of the Week 8 contest versus the Cleveland Browns where the Seahawks will debut the 90s throwback uniforms.
PHOTOS: Teenage Cancer Survivor Gus Johansson Raises 12 Flag Prior To Kickoff Of Week 7
Cancer survivor and Seahawks super fan Gus Johansson was chosen to raise the 12 Flag as part of the Seahawks' Crucial Catch game vs. the Cardinals during Week 7 of the 2023 season.
PHOTOS: 12 Flag Raisers For The 20th Anniversary
As we celebrate the 20-year anniversary of the 12 Flag Raisings check out some of the photos from past and present 12 Flag Raisers.
PHOTOS: Seahawks Legend Malcolm Smith Raises The 12 Flag For Week 3
Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith was selected to raise the 12 Flag prior to kickoff of the Seahawks vs. Panthers on Sunday, September 24, 2023.
PHOTOS: Seahawks Legend Ricky Watters Raises 12 Flag For Week 1
Seahawks legendary running back Ricky Watters was chosen to raise the 12 Flag for Week 1 of the 2023 season vs. the Rams. Watters was one of several former players on hand as part of Seahawks Legends Weekend.
PHOTOS: Seahawks Legend Seneca Wallace Raises The 12 Flag Ahead Of Seahawks vs. Cowboys
Former Seahawks quarterback Seneca Wallace kickstarts Preseason Week 2 by raising the 12 Flag before the Seahawks take on the Cowboys.
PHOTOS: Ross Mathews Raises The 12 Flag Before Seahawks Take On The Vikings
TV personality Ross Mathews got the energy going at Lumen Field as he raised the 12 Flag prior to Seattle's Preseason Week 1 game against the Vikings.
PHOTOS: Félix Hernández Raises The 12 Flag
Seattle Mariners pitcher Félix Hernández raises the 12 Flag prior to the Seahawks' 2011 Week 8 game vs. the Cincinnati Bengals. Hernández was the 2010 American League Cy Young Award winner.
PHOTOS: "Day One" Season Ticket Holders Raise The 12 Flag
"Day One" season ticket holders dating back to the Seahawks' inaugural season in 1976 raised the 12 Flag at Lumen Field prior to Week 18 vs. the Los Angeles Rams on January 8, 2023.