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 Covering the Bowl Game.

 For media wishing to cover the 2018 Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl, the credential application is available here. All requests for credentials and parking must be made by Thursday, Dec. 13.

 The official media hotel for this year is the Courtyard Marriott Blackstone Hotel in Fort Worth, located at 601 Main Street. To reserve a room at the media rate of $99, click here


Team Rubicon honored with 2018 Great American Patriot Award presented by Armed Forces Insurance

FORT WORTH, Texas (Nov. 13, 2018) – Team Rubicon, an international disaster response nonprofit organization, is the recipient of the 2018 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. 

PRIMESPORT, ESPN Events Renew Sponsorship to Provide Official Ticket Exchange and Gameday Experiences for College Basketball Tournaments and Football Bowl Games

FORT WORTH, Texas (Oct. 19, 2018) – PRIMESPORT, a leader in providing direct access to some of the biggest events in sports and entertainment, today announced a renewed and expanded partnership with ESPN Events as the Official Gameday Experience Provider.  PRIMESPORT will offer fans the chance to buy and sell tickets through an Official Ticket Exchange service for numerous ESPN Events such as college basketball pre-season tournaments and college football games. PRIMESPORT is a division of On Location Experiences, a premium experiential hospitality business.

Commander-In-Chief's presentation includes Armed Forces Bowl talk

The Army West Point Black Knights, the 2017 Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl champions, received the Commander-in-Chief’s trophy today during a Rose Garden ceremony from President Trump, who said, “Team had an amazing season, capping it off with a come from behind victory at the Armed Forces Bowl. A game I watched. And that was a very exciting game, that was old-fashioned football!”

2018 Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl Slated for Dec. 22

FORT WORTH, Texas – For the second straight year, the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl will be on a Saturday afternoon, officials announced today. Kickoff is set for 2:30 p.m. CT (3:30 p.m. ET) on Dec. 22, and the matchup will be on ESPN.

The 16th edition of the postseason bowl game will be contested at TCU’s Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas. Pending bowl eligibility, the game is slated to feature schools from the American Athletic Conference and Big 12 Conference.

Army does what it does best in record-setting performance

By Jeff Wilson

FORT WORTH -- Everyone knows that Army doesn't throw the ball much.

San Diego State's Rocky Long, who has the reputation of a defensive-minded coach, knew it and all the potential perils of facing a ground-based offense.

Long drives. Worn-out defenses. Frustrated players.

It all played out Saturday afternoon at Amon G. Carter Stadium, where the Black Knights pounded away with their top-ranked rushing attack and did just enough with it to come back for a 42-35 victory in the 15th annual Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl.