The Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman kicks off for the 11th time in December. at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, featuring a matchup between representatives from the Atlantic Coast Conference and the American Athletic Conference. Organized by the DC Bowl Committee, the Military Bowl serves as a premier regional event benefiting the USO and other organizations supporting members of the Armed Forces and their families. Since its inception in 2008, the Bowl has donated more than $800,000 to the USO and provided more than 25,000 complimentary tickets for troops and their families.


With first-rate participants and events, the Military Bowl seeks to positively impact the regional economy, generate broad support for the USO and honor the U.S. military.



The Military Bowl Foundation, is a 501(c)(3) originally created to operate an annual college football bowl game in the National Capital Region. In addition to operating the Military Bowl, the organization also operates:

  • The DC Touchdown Club, which brings together football players, coaches and supporters from across the National Capital Region to celebrate the game.
  • Patriot Point, a 290-acre retreat for recovering service members, their families and caregivers on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.