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The Penn State-Army game on Saturday, Oct. 3 is sold out.

The Nittany Lions play host to the Black Knights for the first time since 1979 as part of Military Appreciation Day.

The sellout includes tickets requested through the Seats for Service Members program. Service members from as far away as California, Texas and Washington have signed up to receive donated tickets purchased by Penn State alumni, fans and businesses. All military who requested tickets before the Aug. 31 deadline will receive complimentary tickets to the game.

In its fourth year, the Seats for Service Members program honors the commitment and sacrifices of veterans, families and loved ones by providing tickets at no cost to active and retired service members, as well as a complimentary pregame tailgate at Bryce Jordan Center.

More than 6,500 Seats for Service Members have been donated by Penn State supporters, members of the community and businesses to date, surpassing last year's total of 5,500.

The kick time and television arrangements for the Army contest are to be determined.