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.
PHOTOS: 12 Flag Raisers During The 2021 Season
Take a look at photos from 12 Flag raisers at Lumen Field before each Seahawks home game during the 2021 season.
PHOTOS: Jermaine Kearse Raises The 12 Flag
Seahawks Legend Jermaine Kearse raised the 12 Flag before Week 17 vs. the Detroit Lions on January 2, 2022 at Lumen Field.
PHOTOS: Seahawks Legend Michael Bennett Raises The 12 Flag
Seahawks Legend Michael Bennett raised the 12 Flag before Week 13 vs. the San Francisco 49ers on December 5, 2021 at Lumen Field.
PHOTOS: Command Sergeant Major Alfie Alvarado-Ramos Raises The 12 Flag
Command Sergeant Major Alfie Alvarado-Ramos raised the 12 Flag before Week 11 vs. the Arizona Cardinals as part of Salute to Service on November 21, 2021 at Lumen Field. Alvarado-Ramos is the Director of the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs, and a recipient of an Army Legion of Merit Medal and Military Order of Medical Merit.
PHOTOS: Mike Holmgren Raises The 12 Flag
Seahawks Ring Of Honor Inductee Mike Holmgren raised the 12 Flag before Week 8 vs. the Jacksonville Jaguars on October 31, 2021 at Lumen Field.
PHOTOS: Matt Hasselbeck Raises The 12 Flag
Seahawks Ring Of Honor Inductee Matt Hasselbeck raised the 12 Flag before the 2021 Week 7 Monday Night Football matchup vs. the New Orleans Saints on October 25 at Lumen Field.
PHOTOS: Robbie Tobeck Raises 12 Flag Prior To Thursday Night Football vs. Rams
Seahawks Legend Robbie Tobeck, who played center for seven seasons inn Seattle, including the Super Bowl XL team, raised the 12 Flag before the Seahawks took on the Rams on Thursday Night Football at Lumen Field.
PHOTOS: Doug Baldwin Jr. Raises The 12 Flag
Seahawks Legend Doug Baldwin Jr. raised the 12 Flag before the 2021 home opener vs. the Tennessee Titans on September 19 at Lumen Field.
PHOTOS: 12 Flag Raisers Through The Years
From Seahawks Legends to community heroes, take a look back at the 12 Flag Raisers through the years.
PHOTOS: Nevin Harrison Raises 12 Flag At Lumen Field
Nevin Harrison raised the 12 Flag at Lumen Field before the Seattle Seahawks faced the Los Angeles Chargers on August 28, 2021. Harrison, born in Seattle, was a gold medalist in women's canoeing at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
Dr. Eliot Fagley Raises the 12 Flag at CenturyLink Field
Dr. Eliot Fagley rose the 12 Flag prior to Sunday night's game over the New England Patriots. Walmart+ provided the family a one-of-a-kind experience, being able to watch the game in an otherwise empty stadium