PHOTOS: Behind the scenes at the ALCS

Military personnel from the U.S. Army and Air Force from Whiteman Air Force Base wait for the signal to present the 300-foot flag during the playing of the national anthem Oct. 14 prior to the start of Game 3 of the ALCS between the Royals and Baltimore Orioles. The Royals swept the Orioles in four games and play Game 3 of the World Series Friday night in San Francisco.

Military personnel from the U.S. Army and Air Force from Whiteman Air Force Base wait for the signal to present the 300-foot flag during the playing of the national anthem Oct. 14 prior to the start of Game 3 of the ALCS between the Royals and Baltimore Orioles. The Royals swept the Orioles in four games and play Game 3 of the World Series Friday night in San Francisco.

Written by Muleskinner Staff

Military personnel from the U.S. Army and Air Force from Whiteman Air Force Base wait for the signal to present the 300-foot flag during the playing of the national anthem Oct. 14 prior to the start of Game 3 of the ALCS between the Royals and Baltimore Orioles. The Royals swept the Orioles in four games and play Game 3 of the World Series Friday night in San Francisco.
Military personnel from the U.S. Army and Air Force from Whiteman Air Force Base wait for the signal to present the 300-foot flag during the playing of the national anthem Oct. 14 prior to the start of Game 3 of the ALCS between the Royals and Baltimore Orioles. The Royals swept the Orioles in four games and play Game 3 of the World Series Friday night in San Francisco.

Senior Airman Jessica Lindblom assists a member of the Kansas City Royals events team in taping a tear in the 300-foot American flag moments before the 120-member group of military personnel from Whiteman Air Force Base presented the flag prior to the start of the game.
Senior Airman Jessica Lindblom assists a member of the Kansas City Royals events team in taping a tear in the 300-foot American flag moments before the 120-member group of military personnel from Whiteman Air Force Base presented the flag prior to the start of the game.

Photos by HEIDI TULEY
University of Central Missouri senior Heidi Tuley was one of 120 military personnel who helped unfurl the 300-foot American flag during Game 3 of the American League Championship Series Oct. 14 at Kauffman Stadium.
Tuley, of Philadelphia, Missouri, is a staff sergeant in the Missouri Air National Guard, 131st Bomb Wing based at Whiteman Air Force Base. She is a digital media production major at UCM, studying film.