2018 Week 11: 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.
2019 Preseason Week 4: 12 Flag Raiser - Katelyn Ohashi
The Seahawks welcomed Seattle-native gymnastics champion Katelyn Ohashi to CenturyLink Field on August 29 to raise the 12 Flag prior to the team's preseason finale against the Oakland Raiders. Ohashi became a viral media star following her perfect 10 performance at the 2019 Collegiate Championship.
2018 Week 17: 12 Flag Raiser - Washington State High School Football Coaches
Washington state high school football championship winning coaches raised the 12 Flag prior to the Seattle Seahawks' 2018 regular-season finale at CenturyLink Field. The group included Randy Cornwell (Colville), Jeff Nelson (Odessa), Rick Steele (Hockinson), Sean McDonald (Kalama), Jeremy Thielbahr (Eastside Catholic), and Rory Rosenbach (Union).