Veterans and Active Duty Military Members - Military Appreciation Day, a longtime CT Open tradition, has honored our military during tournament week with complimentary tickets and other programs. In 2016:
- Hillhouse High School JROTC Color Guar presented the colors on Military Appreciation Day.
- United Technologies treated military members and veterans to a Military Outpost and Color Guard.
- Bank of America, CT Open players, celebrities and dignitaries expressed gratitude with the #troopthanks social media campaign to benefit Wounded Warrior Project.
- Knights of Columbus provided American flags to all fans.