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Time for more memories

By Troy Phillips, LMAFB Staff Writer

There was that one game (Marshall vs. Cincinnati) where the wind chill fell into the teens and the hot chocolate ran out. Or that dizzying 25-point rally by Houston to edge Pittsburgh by a point.

There were the six touchdown passes by California’s Jared Goff against Air Force. Or Utah safety Eric Weddle lining up on offense (two ways!) for the winning TD run against Tulsa.

Bowl Notes: 2017 Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl

LOCKHEED MARTIN ARMED FORCES BOWL TIDBITS

Circling the Bases

The Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl is the only collegiate football bowl game that has hosted all three U.S. Service Academy football teams. The U.S. Air Force Academy (2007, 2008, 2009, 2012 and 2015), the U.S. Military Academy (2010, 2017) and the U.S. Naval Academy (2013, 2016) have all participated in the bowl. It is the ninth time in the past 11 years that an academy is playing in the contest.

 

Many Happy Returns

Army and San Diego State to meet in 2017 Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl

FORT WORTH, Texas (Dec. 3, 2017) – The Army West Point Black Knights and San Diego State Aztecs have officially accepted invitations to play in the 2017 Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl, Brant Ringler, the bowl’s executive director, announced Sunday.

The 15th edition of the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl will be played Saturday, Dec. 23, at TCU’s Amon G. Carter Stadium. Kickoff is set for 2:30 p.m. CT (3:30 p.m. ET).

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl Notes: Week 12

IT GETS LATE EARLY OUT HERE

The Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl is just five weeks (35 days) away. The 15th anniversary game will be played Saturday, Dec. 23. The participating teams will arrive in Fort Worth on Tuesday, Dec. 19. Army West Point was the first team in the nation to accept a bowl bid. Army will find out its opponent on Sunday, Dec. 3.

 

WHEN YOU COME TO A FORK IN THE ROAD, TAKE IT

Congresswoman Kay Granger Named Recipient of 2017 Great American Patriot Award presented by Armed Forces Insurance

 

Congresswoman GrangerFORT WORTH, Texas – U.S. Congresswoman Kay Granger will be awarded the 2017 Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl Great American Patriot Award. Presented by Armed Forces Insurance, the Great American Patriot Award honors a candidate in recognition of their exemplary service to the United States.

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