The University of Wyoming is offering local military veterans free tickets for the Cowboys' second football game versus Eastern Michigan on September 12th at War Memorial Stadium in Laramie.

A limited number of free tickets will be available for active duty military personnel and veterans through the close of business on Friday, August 28th.

Wyoming National Guard members and those stationed at F.E. Warren Air Force Base can claim their tickets online through the VetTix program. Other military personnel and veterans are encouraged to call The Wyoming Veterans Commission at 307-777-8152.

UW will also be honoring veterans, military and their family members with a pre-game ceremony, which will be held on the field. Those wishing to participate are invited to meet at the north end zone 30 minutes before kick-off.

The Wyoming Veterans Commission will also be hosting a tailgate party and buffet on September 12th from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m at the American Legion Post #14 on 417 Ivinson Street in Laramie.