The Buccaneers are honored to celebrate the courageous and patriotic men and women that serve our country through military service.
Bucs military initiatives have impacted thousands of military families throughout the Bay area. The organization remains committed to assisting, honoring and celebrating the men and women of our armed forces - as well as their families.
“This is Tampa’s team and the Bucs outpouring of affection is genuine,’’ Col. Randy Bright, Commander of the 927th Air Refueling Wing at MacDill said during a special military appreciation practice session held by the Buccaneers last season. “The motivation is to build relationships and interact with the military. It’s a phenomenal benefit from our point of view.”
Together with the NFL, the Buccaneers are proud and humbled to support members of the military in the Tampa Bay community and abroad through Salute to Service initiatives.Learn More
All season long, the Buccaneers recognize a particular service man or woman from one of the five major military branches on the field each game as the Hero of the Game.Learn More
The Bucs sponsor the USO Central Florida Welcome Center at TPA to help provide a home away from home for thousands of military members and their families who travel through the Tampa area.Learn More
Each game, the Buccaneers are proud to invite members of the military and their families to take in a Buccaneers game from our Salute to Service Suite.Learn More
Started by the Buccaneers in 2015, the General H Norman Schwarzkopf Award is given annually to an outstanding military family that best exemplifies the military spirit of this country.Learn More
Buccaneers Wide Receiver Vincent Jackson knows what it’s like for military families because he grew up in one. He has made it his mission to connect with military families and try to ease the challenges they face.Learn More
A joint effort between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Jackson in Action 83 Foundation, Danny Dog Tags follows the story of a young boy growing up in a military family dealing with his father’s deployment.Learn More