OFFICIAL GAME PROGRAM
DECEMBER 28, 2018
S tarting with the Battle of the Alamo in 1836, San Antonio
is a city that knows fi rsthand the importance of fi ghting
for freedom. The Valero Alamo Bowl appreciates the
tremendous sacrifi ces these military men, 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 U.S. military to attend the game as our guests. Other annual programs include:
THE CENTER FOR THE INTREPID AT SAN ANTONIO
MILITARY MEDICAL CENTER
During Bowl Week, players and coaches often visit the Center for the Intrepid at San Antonio
Military Medical Center (SAMMC). 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 Center
for the Intrepid is a state of-the-art outpatient rehabilitation facility for higher-functioning burn
patients, limb salvage and wounded warriors who have suffered amputation.
WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT
The purpose of the Wounded Warrior Project is to raise awareness and enlist public aid for
injured service members. To reach its goal, 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 are attending tonight’s game.
LACKLAND AIR FORCE BASE
Joint Base San Antonio-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 this week’s graduating class is at the game. Lackland’s 37th Training
Wing also selected 120 Airmen from the 737th Training Group (Air Force Basic Military Training)
to attend tonight’s game courtesy of The Law Offi ces of William B. Kingman. These trainees
were selected out of 12 deserving fl ights from Basic Military Training (BMT) to represent U.S. Air
Force by unfurling the fi eld-sized fl ag during the pregame ceremonies of the Valero Alamo Bowl.
Military City, USA
Members of the Oklahoma State Cowboys
visit the Center for the Intrepid in 2016.
Military members unfurl the American fl ag
during the national anthem in 2016.
Members of the military pose for a photo
with Hall of Fame Coach Mack Brown.