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A new seat in Tiger Stadium called the "Chair of Honor", which will honor prisoners of war and soldiers who are missing in action was unveiled on Thursday.

The seat is located on the ground level in the north endzone near where the LSU football team takes the field. Per LSUSports.net:
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The “Chair of Honor” will remain empty and will be guarded on each side during home football games by members of the LSU Corps of Cadets.

“We are extremely honored to be part of this program,” LSU Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Joe Alleva said. “LSU has such a rich military tradition and to be able to pay tribute to those who served our country in Tiger Stadium with the “Chair of Honor” is something we are proud of.”

The “Chair of Honor” in Tiger Stadium is the first of its kind to be installed in an LSU athletic facility, but there will be similar seats put in place in the Maravich Assembly Center, Alex Box Stadium and Tiger Park in the coming months.
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This brought tears to my eyes. Brings back so many memories of my Dad's funeral. RIP Dad! I love you and miss you dearly!!
Reply7 months
Very touching. A good thing to see right now.
Reply7 months
Terrible view. I wouldn't show up, either.
Reply7 months
This might just be the coolest thing LSU has done in the Joe Alleva era.
Reply7 months
I dig it
Reply7 months
So how will Guice and Williams find a way to disrespect this?
Reply7 months
You must have upvoted your own post. How about we enjoy a moment without finding the negatives to say in everything
7 months
Onions
Reply7 months
Pull yourself together
7 months
Sorry buddy im a sucker for sentimental stuff that means a lot to some people
7 months
Nice! Proud to be a Tiger fan
Reply7 months
Love this! Nice job LSU
Reply7 months
Absolutely on board with this. Great idea and classy move! Never forget!
Reply7 months
They should have designated a black seat right on the 50 yard line, in the stands. That would have been a way more powerful statement, imo.
Reply7 months
No Can do. That would take away from ticket sales.
7 months
right. which is why I'm saying it would be a more meaningful gesture.
7 months
not really. It wouldnt be in full view, some drunk or non suspecting person would sit in it, 2 fat people siting on either side of it would cover it from view. This puts it out in the open and easy to see.
7 months
I got goosebumps reading this.
Reply7 months
Class move. I love it.
Reply7 months
Proud to be a Tiger fan!
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