By Staff 8-25,2015
Limited free tickets are available to Wyoming veterans for
the University of Wyoming Cowboy football game against Eastern Michigan at
War Memorial Stadium, Sept. 12, in Laramie, with a kickoff time at 2 p.m.
Wyoming National Guard and F.E. Warren Air Force Base personnel should
access tickets via the VetTix program website at
Veterans who aren’t able to access VetTix can request two tickets per
veteran by contacting the Wyoming Veterans Commission at 307-777-8152.
Veterans will need to provide their name, mailing address, phone number, and
some basic proof of their veteran status such as a veterans service
organization membership card, VA health care identification card, retired
military identification card, or other proof of veteran status. All
requests for tickets must be received by the close of business Aug. 28 and
will be awarded on a first come, first served basis. Tickets will be mailed
as the orders are filled and no later than Sept. 3.
Wyoming veterans, current military personnel, and their family members will
also be recognized during a special pre-game on-field ceremony. Veterans
and current military personnel and their family members will meet at the
north end zone 30 minutes prior to kickoff and will be escorted onto the
“Thank you to the University of Wyoming Athletic Department for supporting
Wyoming Veterans,” said Linda Allgeier, chairman of the Wyoming Veterans
Commission and UW graduate. “Wyoming veterans have a long tradition of
supporting Cowboy football. This is a great way to recognize our veterans’
service to our state and nation.”
Veterans, military, their families and guests are also invited to American
Legion Post #14, 417 Ivinson St., for a complimentary tailgate buffet,
hosted by the Wyoming Veterans Commission, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
For more information, contact the Wyoming Veterans Commission at