2007 All-American Bowl Imagery

By LTC Joe YoswaJanuary 7, 2007

The East running back finds a hole during the first quarter of the "All-American" Bowl all-star football game that split the best players in the nation into East and West squads.  The West team won the game 24 to 7 in front of a crowd of 35,151
1 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The East running back finds a hole during the first quarter of the "All-American" Bowl all-star football game that split the best players in the nation into East and West squads. The West team won the game 24 to 7 in front of a crowd of 35,151 (Photo Credit: Daren Reehl) VIEW ORIGINAL
Capt. Scott Smiley, Training and Doctrine Command, shakes hands with 2007 Army All-American Ryan Pugh, center from Hoover High School, Hoover, Ala., during pre-game activities. Smiley performed the coin toss as part of the opening ceremony held at the Alamo Dome, San Antonio, Texas Jan 6.
2 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Capt. Scott Smiley, Training and Doctrine Command, shakes hands with 2007 Army All-American Ryan Pugh, center from Hoover High School, Hoover, Ala., during pre-game activities. Smiley performed the coin toss as part of the opening ceremony held at the Alamo Dome, San Antonio, Texas Jan 6. (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Montigo White) VIEW ORIGINAL
Players take the field before a crowd of more than 31,000 for the 2006 U.S. Army All-American Bowl. The 2007 event will be played Jan. 6 in Texas.
3 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Players take the field before a crowd of more than 31,000 for the 2006 U.S. Army All-American Bowl. The 2007 event will be played Jan. 6 in Texas. (Photo Credit: Sportslink) VIEW ORIGINAL
Bob and Dorothy Bockholt, parents of Capt. Matthew Bockholt of the 21st Cavalry Brigade, Fort Hood, are honored during a Freedom Team Salute celebration in San Antonio. Mr. John McLaurin, the deputy assistant secretary of the Army for manpower, and reserve affairs, presented the awards.
4 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Bob and Dorothy Bockholt, parents of Capt. Matthew Bockholt of the 21st Cavalry Brigade, Fort Hood, are honored during a Freedom Team Salute celebration in San Antonio. Mr. John McLaurin, the deputy assistant secretary of the Army for manpower, and reserve affairs, presented the awards. (Photo Credit: Daren Reehl) VIEW ORIGINAL
Rachel S. Ward was nominated by her husband, Staff Sgt. Jerod Ward for her support during his Army career, as a Freedom Team Salute ceremony at the Marriott Rivercenter Hotel in San Antonio.
5 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Rachel S. Ward was nominated by her husband, Staff Sgt. Jerod Ward for her support during his Army career, as a Freedom Team Salute ceremony at the Marriott Rivercenter Hotel in San Antonio. (Photo Credit: Daren Reehl) VIEW ORIGINAL
Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Richard A. Cody talks to 'Soldier Heroes' during a breakfast at Sunset Station in San Antonio. Close to 90 Soldier 'heroes' who were awarded either the Silver Star, Distinguished Flying Cross, the Bronze Star or the Purple Heart were recognized during pre-game activities during the Army-sponsored "All-American" Bowl all-star high school football game.
6 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Richard A. Cody talks to 'Soldier Heroes' during a breakfast at Sunset Station in San Antonio. Close to 90 Soldier 'heroes' who were awarded either the Silver Star, Distinguished Flying Cross, the Bronze Star or the Purple Heart were recognized during pre-game activities during the Army-sponsored "All-American" Bowl all-star high school football game. (Photo Credit: Daren Reehl) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers congregate for breakfast at the Sunset Station Saloon, once the San Antonio train station, before the start of Saturday's "All-American" Bowl football game. Senior leaders such as the Secretary of the Army and the Army Vice Chief of Staff visited with 89 Soldier 'heroes' who were honored during pre-game activities."
7 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers congregate for breakfast at the Sunset Station Saloon, once the San Antonio train station, before the start of Saturday's "All-American" Bowl football game. Senior leaders such as the Secretary of the Army and the Army Vice Chief of Staff visited with 89 Soldier 'heroes' who were honored during pre-game activities." (Photo Credit: Daren Reehl) VIEW ORIGINAL
Capt. Scotty Smiley flips the coin during the start of the East versus West high school all-star game, the "All-American" Bowl.  Smiley was blinded by a suicide bomb attack in Iraq.
8 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Capt. Scotty Smiley flips the coin during the start of the East versus West high school all-star game, the "All-American" Bowl. Smiley was blinded by a suicide bomb attack in Iraq. (Photo Credit: Daren Reehl) VIEW ORIGINAL
Jennifer Oviedo, an ROTC cadet from St. Mary's University in San Antonio, is commissioned a second lieutenant by Gen. William Wallace, commanding general of the Training and Doctrine Command, during a pre-game ceremony in the Alamodome.
9 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Jennifer Oviedo, an ROTC cadet from St. Mary's University in San Antonio, is commissioned a second lieutenant by Gen. William Wallace, commanding general of the Training and Doctrine Command, during a pre-game ceremony in the Alamodome. (Photo Credit: Daren Reehl) VIEW ORIGINAL
Advanced Individual Training students from Fort Sam Houston's Army Medical Center and School render salutes during the playing of the national anthem during pre-game activities prior to the start of the "All-American" Bowl football game.
10 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Advanced Individual Training students from Fort Sam Houston's Army Medical Center and School render salutes during the playing of the national anthem during pre-game activities prior to the start of the "All-American" Bowl football game. (Photo Credit: Spc. Drew Wilkinson) VIEW ORIGINAL
Capt. Scott Smiley, Training and Doctrine Command, congratulates captains from the East team in the 2007 Army All-American Bowl. Smiley performed the coin toss as part of the opening ceremony held at the Alamo Dome, San Antonio, TX Jan 6.
11 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Capt. Scott Smiley, Training and Doctrine Command, congratulates captains from the East team in the 2007 Army All-American Bowl. Smiley performed the coin toss as part of the opening ceremony held at the Alamo Dome, San Antonio, TX Jan 6. (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Montigo White) VIEW ORIGINAL