Military appreciation hits home in Richard family

The holidays might be a little quieter this year, as Clayton Richard's father-in-law, US Army Lieutenant Colonel Kevin Buckingham, is serving a tour overseas. More »

Padres name Sarah Farnsworth Senior Vice President, Public Affairs

The San Diego Padres announced this week that they have named Sarah Farnsworth senior vice president, public affairs. Farnsworth joined the Padres on Monday and will oversee the communications, community relations and military affairs departments. More »

Padres return to Torrey Pines

As is the tradition of most players, this offseason the Padres will take to the links. Bats and gloves get put away in place of drivers, irons and putters and 2012 will be no exception as the Padres once again partner with the Farmers Insurance Open. More »

Maybin and Rizzo visit MCAS Miramar

Cameron Maybin and Anthony Rizzo took time to visit MCAS Miramar to meet with a few United States Marines stationed here locally. More »

Military Appreciation Day

As the "Team of the Military," the Padres take their relationship with the Armed Forces very seriously and are proud to have frequent opportunities to recognize our nation's true heroes. More »

Our Captain

Following the 2010 season, the Padres bid farewell to one of their most beloved shipmates. Captain John C. (Jack) Ensch, USN Ret. decided to hang up his spikes and move on to retirement after over 15 years developing the Padres into the "Team of the Military." More »

Valor and Sacrifice

This past May, Padres President and COO Tom Garfinkel had the honor to be part of the Joint Civilian Orientation Conference, the oldest outreach program hosted by the secretary of defense. More »

Wounded Warrior

Navy medic Peter Gould is grateful to be alive. When the 24-year-old wounded warrior threw out the first pitch at USO Night June 9, he did so in thanks and gratitude to those who saved his life last July. More »

Festivities abound at Military Opening Day

It is a relationship the Padres treasure as much as any other, and every spring it is placed front and center in what is now a 16-year tradition in San Diego. More »

Familiar tradition has new look for 'Team of the Military'

The Padres' role as the "Team of the Military" is a longstanding tradition in San Diego and is respected throughout Major League Baseball. During the 2011 season, however, the team is featuring something brand new. More »

100 years of growth

The deck of an aircraft carrier, lined with fighter aircraft, is a common sight these days. Located in one of the largest military communities in the country, San Diegan's are certainly familiar with this image. More »

'Team of the Military' hits the links

For the second consecutive year, the Padres served as a regional sponsor of the Farmers Insurance Open, held January 24-30 at Torrey Pines Golf Course. More »

Sacrifice: ordinary people doing extraordinary things

"Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must undergo the fatigue of supporting it." -- Thomas Paine

The San Diego Padres are proud to support the men and women of the United States Military, past and present, who carry the weight of that fatigue for all of us. More »