Complimentary tickets are now available for service members and their families to attend the Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman, benefiting the USO. This year’s game, matches the Virginia Tech Hokies and Cincinnati Bearcats on Monday, Dec. 31 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Kickoff is at noon ET and the game will be televised on ESPN.

Beginning at Tuesday, Dec. 4 at 9 am ET, service members can sign up to receive as many as eight vouchers for these tickets via USO-Metro’s Ticketline program. Active Duty, Active Reservists and Active National Guard Service Members and their military dependents are eligible to receive the vouchers.

These vouchers can be picked up between Dec. 17 to 19 at the following locations:

  • Fort George G Meade USO Center, 8612 6th Armored Cavalry Road, Fort Meade, MD 20755
         Daily 9 am to 9 pm
  • Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Honor Guard USO Lounge, 228 McNair Road, Building 405, Fort Myer, VA 22211
         Daily 8 am to 8 pm
  • USO Warrior and Family Center at Fort Belvoir, 5940 9th Street, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
         Daily 8 am to 8 pm
  • USO Warrior and Family Center at Bethesda, 4565 Taylor Road, Building 83, Bethesda, MD 20889
         Daily 8 am to 8 pm

The vouchers can be redeemed for tickets on gameday at the USO-Metro tent in the Military Bowl Official Tailgate in the Blue parking lot on the west side of Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.

The Military Bowl thanks the sponsors of the Tickets for Troops program, including Northrop Grumman, 3M, Dell, Future Tech Enterprises Inc., Perspecta and Werner Enterprises.

“We feel fortunate to have so many partners who share our commitment to the nation’s service members and making sure so many service members can enjoy the game,” Military Bowl President & Executive Director Steve Beck said.

Tickets for the Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman, benefiting the USO, are on sale. Starting at $30, tickets can be purchased online at or by calling Ticket Alternative at 877-725-8849. This year’s Military Bowl once again will match representatives from the Atlantic Coast Conference and the American Athletic Conference.

Proceeds from the Bowl also benefit Patriot Point, the Military Bowl’s 290-acre retreat for recovering service members, their families and caregivers on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.

For the latest updates please visit, follow on Twitter and Instagram @MilitaryBowl, like the Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman on Facebook or download the Military Bowl app. Fans also are encouraged to sign up to receive important text messages from the Military Bowl and City of Annapolis by texting Bowl to 99411.