Commanders' Classic 2021 FAQ's

When is the Commanders' Classic?
The Air Force vs. Army game is November 6th, 2021, and then again on November 5th, 2022 both at Globe Life Field in Arlington, TX. 
 
Why Globe Life Field and Arlington Texas?
Globe Life Field is a brand new state-of-the-art stadium that will be an incredible experience for our cadet-athletes, and will present a myriad of increased amenities, food & beverage options. Texas is a rich recruiting area for Falcon recruiting so playing a game in Arlington is important for Academy athletics. Additionally, the DFW metroplex has a vibrant AOG Chapter and a large number of Academy alumni. Texas has a wonderful tradition of supporting the military. 
 
Air Force Football in Texas
This is the first time the Falcons play in Texas since the 2016 loss to New Mexico at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas. The Falcons are no stranger to playing in the DFW metroplex, having played in the Armed Forces Bowl four times in 2007, 2008, 2012, and most recently in 2015. 
 
Why am I seeing fees on my ticket purchase? Did the Ticket Office start charging fees?
No. These fees are charged by Globe Life Field. You will see three different types of fees,  a 10% admission charge, a $5 facility fee, and a $4 service fee. Unfortunately, these fees cannot be waived. 
 
I am a Air Force Football season ticket holder. Is this game included in my ticket package?
No, this game is not included in your season ticket package. However, you season ticket package will still include 6 games at Falcon Stadium for the 2021 Football season. More information about the season, including a full schedule, will be released at a later date.

Facts about Globe Life Field

  • Since 2020, Globe Life Field has been the home of the Texas Rangers of Major League Baseball (MLB).
  • Originally scheduled to open on March 23, 2020 but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the delayed start of the MLB season Globe Life Field opened with a high-school graduation on May 29, 2020.
  • On July 24,2020 the Rangers hosted their first regular-season game against the Colorado Rockies. 
  • The Air Force vs. Army game will be the first-ever football game at Globe Life Field. 
  • In early December, the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo took place at Globe Life Field.