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Covering the Bowl Game.

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The offficial media hotel for this year is the Courtyard Marriott Blackstone Hotel in Fort Worth, located at 601 Main Street. Media hotel reservations can be made through either the credential system or by clicking here.


"Bowl Week" Begins Saturday

Fort Worth, Texas, December 26, 2009 – “Bowl Week” for the seventh annual post-season collegiate football game in the “City of Cowboys and Culture” begins here Saturday with the arrival of the United States Air Force Academy as the Falcons will also hold their first of four practices at Kennedale High School.  The Air Force will be competing in the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl for the third-straight year as the 2009 game at Amon G.

BHAFB - Team Welcome Party, Schedule of Events

The kickoff event for the seventh annual Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl will be a Team Welcome Party at Billy Bob’s in the “Historic Fort Worth Stockyards”!  Featuring coaches and players from both the University of Houston and the United States Air Force Academy, the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl Team Welcome Party will be held Sunday, December 27 starting at 6 p.m.  The event is open to the media.  If you have any questions, please contact Tim Simmons (cell telephone 720/244-6580 starting December 26).  Billy Bob’s (817/624-7117) is located at 252

Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl Return Suits Air Force

By Jim Benton,

Air Force Academy, Colo., December 21, 2009 – The Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex and the state of Texas are bountiful recruiting targets for college football teams.

That’s one of the reasons Air Force is pleased to be playing for the third consecutive year in the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl.

Even though the Falcons have different recruiting standards because of academic and military demands, Air Force has been successful attracting players from Texas to enroll at the Academy.

Houston begins preparations for Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl

By Brian Hilderbrand,

Houston, Texas, December 18, 2009 – Heart-breaking losses to UTEP in the third week of the season, which derailed the University of Houston’s bid to become a BCS buster, and East Carolina in last week’s Conference USA championship game are firmly in the Cougars’ rear-view mirror as they prepare for a rematch against Air Force in the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl.