Armed Forces Insurance signs up for four more years of Armed Forces Bowl

It’s four more years for Armed Forces Insurance and the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl

Armed Forces Insurance has extended its sponsorship of the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl for four years.

AFI, an insurance company dedicated to current and retired members of the uniformed services, their children and Department of Defense civilians, has sponsored the college football bowl game for 10 years, a news release from the Armed Forces Bowl said.

“Armed Forces Insurance is proud to continue our partnership with the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl and we are excited to celebrate our 10th year of support this year,” said Armed Forces Insurance Chairman and retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Sid Clarke. “Armed Forces Insurance remains committed to serving America’s men and women in uniform, as well as our veterans and their families. This event gives us an opportunity to honor a deserving leader with the Great American Patriot Award on behalf of all those who have served.”

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The extension renews AFI’s sponsorship of the Great American Patriot Award, the south end zone field goal net and the event’s pre-game concert through the 2020 season. The company also will donate 500 tickets for Armed Forces members and their families to attend the game.

“AFI has become an integral partner of our game and a leader when it comes to serving our Armed Forces,” said Brant Ringler, executive director of the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl. “Their commitment for another four years strengthens our shared mission of honoring armed forces members and their families every year.”

The Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl adopted its patriotic theme in 2006, and last year the it hosted 40,542 spectators as the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs defeated the Navy Midshipmen, according to the release.