January 5, 2008
By Rich Lamance
The West running back runs for yardage during the first quarter of the East vs. West match-up in the Alamodome. The Army-sponsored game matched up the top high school players in the nation. The East won the game 33 to 23.
The Army All-American Marching Band takes the field during halftime at the eighth annual Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio. This is the first year the Army gathered the nation\'s top high school musicians for its all-star football game.
Trombone players from A.C. Jones High School in Beeville, Texas, perform at the Army Strong Zone before the start of the all-star high school All-American Bowl in San Antonio, Jan. 5
A Soldier rappels from the ceiling to present the game ball to start the Army sponsored "All-American" Bowl all-star football game at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, on Jan. 5.
Dallas, 9, receives an Army Reserve poster from Master Sgt. Jerry Mahone, Army Reserve, Pinellas Park, Fla., at the Army Strong Zone on Jan. 5. The event is part of week-long activities leading up to the Army-sponsored all-star football game later...
Soldier-hero Master Sgt. James P. Williams III orders East player Barrett Jones to perform push ups moments before the start of the Army sponsored "All-American" Bowl, in San Antonio, Texas, on Jan. 5.
Aric Bartin, 2, waits for his turn to meet Soldiers at the Army Strong Zone on Jan. 5. Aric's mother is Air Force Staff Sgt. Lisa Bartin from Brooks City-Base, San Antonio.
The Army Drill Team performs during pre-game activities prior to the start of the All-American Bowl high school all-start football game in San Antonio. The team is part of the Army's 3rd U.S. Infantry "Old Guard."
Army Vice Chief of Staff Richard Cody shares breakfast with 91 Soldier-heroes participating in the Army-sponsored All-American Bowl football game in San Antonio.
The 'Volunteers,' a part of the Army Field Band, perform during pre-game activities before the start of the Army-sponsored All-American Bowl in the Alamodome.
At the opening of the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, Army hero Sgt. Jose Rivas, a Silver Star recipient, tosses an Army coin to see if the East or West team would first receive the kickoff. The all-star game pairs Army decorated veterans with the...