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ASU hosts Military Appreciation Game

Angelo State University Rams and Simon Fraser University players compete during the ASU military appreciation night at 1st Community Credit Union Field, San Angelo, Texas, Sept. 14, 2019. ASU hosted SFU, a Canadian football team and won the game 68-7. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Seraiah Wolf/Released)

Angelo State University Rams and Simon Fraser University players compete during the ASU military appreciation night at 1st Community Credit Union Field, San Angelo, Texas, Sept. 14, 2019. ASU hosted SFU, a Canadian football team and won the game 68-7. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Seraiah Wolf/Released)

Goodfellow Honor Guard members present the colors during the halftime show of the Angelo State University vs Simon Fraser University game during military appreciation night at the 1st Community Credit Union Field, San Angelo, Texas, Sept. 14, 2019. Military members and their families could attend the 2019 Ram Jam and game for free with a valid military ID. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Seraiah Wolf/Released)

Goodfellow Honor Guard members present the colors during the halftime show of the Angelo State University vs Simon Fraser University game during military appreciation night at the 1st Community Credit Union Field, San Angelo, Texas, Sept. 14, 2019. Military members and their families could attend the 2019 Ram Jam and game for free with a valid military ID. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Seraiah Wolf/Released)

Angelo State University Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets display a flag during the singing of the National Anthem to begin the ASU vs Simon Fraser University game at 1st Community Credit Union Field, San Angelo Texas, Sept. 14, 2019. ROTC is a college and university based program for training cadets to commission into the U.S. Armed Forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Seraiah Wolf/Released)

Angelo State University Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets display a flag during the singing of the National Anthem to begin the ASU vs Simon Fraser University game at 1st Community Credit Union Field, San Angelo Texas, Sept. 14, 2019. ROTC is a college and university based program for training cadets to commission into the U.S. Armed Forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Seraiah Wolf/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Andres Nazario, 17th Training Wing commander, poses for a picture with 316th Training Squadron students attending the Angelo State University vs Simon Fraser University football game at 1st Community Credit Union Field, San Angelo, Texas, Sept. 14, 2019. ASU used the game to host military appreciation night, a way that they say thank you to all prior and active military members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Seraiah Wolf/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Andres Nazario, 17th Training Wing commander, poses for a picture with 316th Training Squadron students attending the Angelo State University vs Simon Fraser University football game at 1st Community Credit Union Field, San Angelo, Texas, Sept. 14, 2019. ASU used the game to host military appreciation night, a way that they say thank you to all prior and active military members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Seraiah Wolf/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Andres Nazario, 17th Training Wing commander, performs the oath of enlistment during the halftime show of the Angelo State University vs Simon Fraser University game at the 1st Community Credit Union Field, San Angelo, Texas, Sept. 14, 2019. ASU held their annual military appreciation night where military members and their famlies could attend the game. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Seraiah Wolf/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Andres Nazario, 17th Training Wing commander, performs the oath of enlistment during the halftime show of the Angelo State University vs Simon Fraser University game at the 1st Community Credit Union Field, San Angelo, Texas, Sept. 14, 2019. ASU held their annual military appreciation night where military members and their famlies could attend the game. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Seraiah Wolf/Released)

Goodfellow military members display the fifty state flags during halftime at the Angelo State University vs Simon Fraser game as a part of military appreciation night on the 1st Community Credit Union Field, San Angelo, Texas, Sept. 14, 2019. During the halftime show there was a presentation of the fifty state flags, swearing in of individuals waiting to go to basic training and the Goofellow Honor Guard presented the colors. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Seraiah Wolf/Released)

Goodfellow military members display the fifty state flags during halftime at the Angelo State University vs Simon Fraser game as a part of military appreciation night on the 1st Community Credit Union Field, San Angelo, Texas, Sept. 14, 2019. During the halftime show there was a presentation of the fifty state flags, swearing in of individuals waiting to go to basic training and the Goofellow Honor Guard presented the colors. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Seraiah Wolf/Released)

Soldiers and Marines from Goodfellow enjoy live music during the 2019 Ram Jam before the Angelo State Military Appreciation night at the LeGrand Alumni Visitor Center in San Angelo, Texas, Sept. 14, 2019. The headlining artist this year was Chris Allen, American Idol 8th season participant. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Seraiah Wolf/Released)

Soldiers and Marines from Goodfellow enjoy live music during the 2019 Ram Jam before the Angelo State Military Appreciation night at the LeGrand Alumni Visitor Center in San Angelo, Texas, Sept. 14, 2019. The headlining artist this year was Chris Allen, American Idol 8th season participant. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Seraiah Wolf/Released)

Goodfellow leadership shakes hands with a referee before the start of the Angelo State University vs Simon Fraser University football game which ASU used to host their annual military appreciation night at 1st Community Credit Union Field, San Angelo, Texas, Sept. 14, 2019. U.S. Air Force Col. Andres Nazario, 17th Training Wing commander, presented the game ball to the referee before the start of the game. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Seraiah Wolf/Released)

Goodfellow leadership shakes hands with a referee before the start of the Angelo State University vs Simon Fraser University football game which ASU used to host their annual military appreciation night at 1st Community Credit Union Field, San Angelo, Texas, Sept. 14, 2019. U.S. Air Force Col. Andres Nazario, 17th Training Wing commander, presented the game ball to the referee before the start of the game. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Seraiah Wolf/Released)

Goodfellow members play a game of corn hole during the 2019 Ram Jam at the LeGrand Alumni Visitors Center before the Angelo State Military Appreciation night in San Angelo, Texas, Sept. 14, 2019. The Ram Jam is a tail gating event where individuals can enjoy games, food and live music. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Seraiah Wolf/Released)

Goodfellow members play a game of corn hole during the 2019 Ram Jam at the LeGrand Alumni Visitors Center before the Angelo State Military Appreciation night in San Angelo, Texas, Sept. 14, 2019. The Ram Jam is a tail gating event where individuals can enjoy games, food and live music. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Seraiah Wolf/Released)

GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE, Texas --

Angelo State University thanked past and present military members in the community by inviting them out to watch the Angelo Rams vs Simon Fraser University football game which took place in San Angelo, Texas, Sept. 14.

“It is pretty awesome to be able to come out and interact with the people of San Angelo who support us so much,” said Airman 1st Class Zachary Ravlin, a volunteer from Goodfellow. “It is cool to have the three different branches out here all together, and to interact with everyone here.”

Angelo State University played the Canadian team of Simon Fraser University. Simon Fraser is located outside of Vancouver, Canada, in the city of Burnaby over 2,000 miles from San Angelo.

“All of us from the Marines, Army and Air Force are here to present the state flags during halftime and just have a good time,” said Airman Zachary McMaster. “Coming off base is a good feeling, I love interacting with everyone from different places and learning their culture.”

The event kicked off with Ram Jam 2019, a tail gate party with food and vendors located in the parking lot of the LeGrand Alumni Visitor’s Center. Attendees enjoyed food, games and live music before heading over to the 1st Community Credit Union Field to watch the game.

To kick off the game, cadets from the Reserve Officer Training Corp displayed a flag during the National Anthem. During the halftime show Col. Andres Nazario, 17th Training Wing commander, swore in individuals from different branches that are currently in the delayed entry program while volunteers from Goodfellow presented the fifty state flags on the field and the Goodfellow Honor Guard presented the colors.

The game finished with a final score of ASU 68, Simon Fraser 7.