September 08, 2011 08:00 ET

AAFMAA to Unfurl Field-Sized Flag at Air Force Versus Texas Christian University Halftime Ceremony

Flag to Commemorate Lives Lost During 9/11 Tragedy

FORT MYER, VA--(Marketwire - Sep 8, 2011) - The Army and Air Force Mutual Aid Association (AAFMAA) today announced it will unveil a field-sized flag at the Air Force versus Texas Christian University (TCU) NCAA football game on September 10, 2011. The flag, 160 feet by 300 feet, will be unfurled by U.S. Air Force Academy cadets at halftime and accompanied by the Academy's Drum and Bugle Corps, and choir in memory of the lives lost during the September 11, 2001 tragedy.

Field-Sized Flag Commemoration Ceremony in Honor of 9/11 Victims

Air Force vs. TCU NCAA football game, Falcons Stadium, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Saturday, September 10, 2011, halftime
Kickoff at 1:30pm MT

The Flag Commemoration Ceremony at halftime follows the unveiling of the Super Flag at Fort Carson on September 9, 2011.

Members of the media wishing to speak with a representative from AAFMAA are welcome to contact Kristin Graybill at (571) 323-2585, ext. 2190 or

For more information on the AAFMAA Super Flag project, please visit

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The Army and Air Force Mutual Aid Association (AAFMAA) is the premier provider of insurance and survivor services to the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force communities. AAFMAA is a non-profit, tax-exempt, member-owned organization, with over 83,000 members. AAFMAA originated in 1879, as the Army Mutual Aid Association. In 1984, the U.S. Air Force, as well as the Guard and Reserve were introduced into the membership and the name was changed to AAFMAA in 1987.

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