“Tribute to the Troops Day” Social Grab – VKM & Hunter, Sheamus, New Day, more


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WWE personnel spent Tuesday in Jacksonville, Florida not only preparing for the Smackdown & Tribute to the Troops taping, but visiting military personnel, taking part in various events, and visiting local schools.

The day-long tour received ample local media coverage, especially for Florida governor Rick Scott’s involvement. The following is a rundown of the events on Tuesday, December 8.

Honored to present a #Troops @WWE World Heavyweight Championship to Captains Stacey K. Wright and Scott Gray @USNavy

— Triple H (@TripleH) December 9, 2015

Getting ready for #Troops…excited to have @howiemandel and @train join us to celebrate our servicemen and women.

— Triple H (@TripleH) December 8, 2015

From @beaSTARalliance rallies to flyin' planes, the @TotalDivas are having a great time in Jacksonville! #Troops

— WWE (@WWE) December 8, 2015

WWE Wrestlers Slam Bullying At Jacksonville Middle School

Greetings @WWERomanReigns from the USS New York… #tributetothetroops

— Sheamus (@WWESheamus) December 8, 2015

Thanks for the awesome tour of #USSNewYork & your service. #Troops #ShareKindness

— Sheamus (@WWESheamus) December 8, 2015

They have gingers in the Navy too… We're everywhere fella. #tributetothetroops

— Sheamus (@WWESheamus) December 8, 2015

Selfies with the bae abroad the #USSNewYork at Naval Station Mayport! #Troops @MmmGorgeous

— Summer Rae (@RealSummerWWE) December 8, 2015

#Troops gets a dose of @WWENXT! @WWEAaLLday21 @BigCassWWE @CarmellaWWE @crawford392 in Kings Bay!

— Tribute to Troops (@TributeToTroops) December 8, 2015

Tribute to the Troops today in Jacksonville. Thank you for fighting for our freedom. #Troops

— The Miz (@mikethemiz) December 8, 2015

#WWE Superstars and Divas sign autographs and meet #Troops at the Mayport Naval Exchange!

— WWE (@WWE) December 8, 2015

.@ZackRyder and @WadeBarrett were shown the ins and outs of some #NASJacksonville Seahawks! #Troops

— Tribute to Troops (@TributeToTroops) December 8, 2015

His flight certification was easy, fitting @WWETheBigShow into the helicopter cockpit was the hard part! #Troops

— Tribute to Troops (@TributeToTroops) December 8, 2015

great time today hanging with the troops here in Jacksonville FL. They are the real stars of the show #troops #WWE

— D-von Dudley (@TestifyDVon) December 8, 2015

Covering the #TotalDivas @WWE @TributeToTroops base tour. @natalieevamarie @NatbyNature @BellaTwins @AliciaFoxy

— Joey Styles (@JoeyStyles) December 8, 2015

Today, @SashaBanksWWE and @RonKillings tried out a helicopter simulator at Naval Air Station Jacksonville! #Troops

— Tribute to Troops (@TributeToTroops) December 8, 2015

.@Ryback22, @TheDeanAmbrose, @WWEUsos and @NaomiWWE kick off the tour of Kings Bay with PT #Troops

— Tribute to Troops (@TributeToTroops) December 8, 2015