Valero Alamo Bowl to Celebrate Military
Starting with the Battle of the Alamo in 1836, San Antonio is a city that knows firsthand the importance of fighting for freedom. The Valero Alamo Bowl appreciates the tremendous sacrifice these military men and women, and their families, make for our country every day.
As a token of our gratitude, Teresa and David R. Schmidt and Bud Light/Silver Eagle Distributors have joined the Valero Alamo Bowl to underwrite tickets for both active duty and veterans of the US military to attend the game as our guests.
For the past 26 years the Valero Alamo Bowl has made one of our missions to celebrate and honor military members here in Military City, USA.
During Bowl Week, players and coaches often visit the Center for the Intrepid at San Antonio Military Medical Center. SAMMC is the largest inpatient medical facility in the Department of Defense and is the only DOD Burn Center and Level 1 Trauma Center in the United States. The Center for the Intrepid is a state-of-the-art outpatient rehabilitation facility for wounded warriors who have suffered amputation, limb salvage and higher functioning burn patients.
The Valero Alamo Bowl is also proud to partner with the Wounded Warrior Project.
The purpose of the Wounded Warrior Project is to raise awareness and enlist public aid for injured service members. To accomplish its mission, the Wounded Warrior Project provides direct and unique programs and services to meet the needs of heroes who have been injured in action. For more information and to learn how you can get involved please visit www.woundedwarriorproject.org. Through the generosity of Anne and Stephen P. Ballantyne and other Bowl partners, representatives of the Wounded Warrior Project will attend the 2018 Valero Alamo Bowl.
San Antonio is known as Military City, USA, in part due to the multiple bases that call San Antonio home. One in particular is Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. Lackland is considered “The Gateway to the Air Force” because it is home to all enlisted basic military training. Each week, hundreds of Airmen graduate from Lackland and the members of the last week of December’s class will be at the 2018 Valero Alamo Bowl.
Lackland’s 37th Training Wing also selected 120 Airmen from the 737th Training Group (Air Force Basic Military Training) to attend the game courtesy of The Law Offices of William B. Kingman. These trainees were selected out of 12 deserving flights from Basic Military Training (BMT) to represent the U.S. Air Force by unfurling the field-sized flag during the pregame ceremonies of the Valero Alamo Bowl.
The Valero Alamo Bowl is proud to support military men and women and celebrate their tremendous sacrifices that they’ve made for their country. We hope that you’ll join us on Friday, December 28, in honoring these heroic members of our military!
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