The Bowl Schedule:



College Football Hall of Fame tight end and Dallas Cowboys great Jay Novacek will serve as the guest speaker at the 2018 Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl’s Kickoff Luncheon. Teams, coaches and fans will gather to kick off what will be a memorable bowl game as we honor our nation's armed forces members. The event takes place at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel - Texas Ballroom. A limited amount of tickets will be available to the general public.

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10:30AM - 2:00PM

The Ulterra Tailgate Outpost is free to the public and will feature a full exhibition area that will include interactive displays, current and vintage military hardware, food trucks and more.  Fun for all ages, the Tailgate Outpost will be highlighted with a pre-game concert along with pep rallies from both bowl teams.    

Also located inside the Ulterra Tailgate Outpost, is the Veterans Village presented by the American Red Cross. The Veterans Village is made up of several dozen non-profit military organizations designed to help and provide assistance to our armed forces veterans.

The Ulterra Tailgate Outpost will be open from 10:30am to 2:00pm. Located outside Amon G. Carter Stadium, Lot 3.



2:00PM - 2:30PM

Don't be late! Arrive to your seats early to see the all-veteran parachute team, flyover, team band performances and the national anthem.


Kickoff for the 2018 Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl is set for 2:30PM (CT). The game will feature armed forces branch tributes, the Great American Patriot Award presentation, Purple Heart Warrior Tribute, Trophy Presentation, and great football. The game will conclude with fireworks. Click below to get your tickets.



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