2018 Week 11: "Salute To Service" Game 12 Flag Raiser Art Unruh Visits Seahawks Practice
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, will raise the 12 Flag prior to kickoff. Unruh visited Seahawks practice on Tuesday, meeting with players, coaches, and staff. 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.