National Commander Clarence Hill has joined leaders of other veterans service organizations in taking part in activities surrounding the 10th annual Army All-American Bowl.
The game, which will be played in the Alamodome, features dozens of the country's top high-school football seniors while honoring U.S. servicemembers. Alumni of the game include current National Football League players Adrian Peterson, Reggie Bush, Vince Young, Rey Maualuga, Vernon Davis, Chris Long, Jonathan Stewart, Kenny Phillips, Mark Sanchez and Ted Ginn, Jr., as well as current collegiate stars Tim Tebow, C.J. Spiller, Jimmy Clausen, Noel Devine and Terrelle Pryor. The game has more than 90 alumni in the NFL.
The game is a fan favorite; the 2009 game drew a crowd of more than 32,000 and garnered a 1.7 U.S. household rating on NBC.
The Army also picks 90 of the country's top high-school band members to perform as the game's halftime entertainment.
The game will be broadcast by NBC at 1 p.m. EST today.