LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Military Healthcare Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), announces its sponsorship of the 2010 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl December 30, 2010 at the Gerald J. Ford Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas. This year’s game will have the Mustangs of Southern Methodist University face off with the Army’s Black Knights of the United States Military Academy at West Point. Among the military in attendance will be recovering wounded service members from various military installations across Texas.
“Humana Military is honored to be one of this year’s sponsors of the 2010 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl,” said Dave Baker, president and CEO of Humana Military. “I am especially delighted to host recovering and wounded service members stationed in Texas. All of us at Humana Military salute these American heroes. We hope this year’s game provides them with some holiday fun and helps with their recovery.”
The Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl will be televised live at 11:00 a.m. Central Standard Time (CST) on ESPN. Immediately following the game, there will be a concert featuring Actor Gary Sinise of CBS’ ‘CSI: New York’ and notably Lieutenant Dan of the Academy Award-winning picture, ‘Forrest Gump’. Sinise’s band, The Lieutenant Dan Band, will perform paying tribute to our nation’s active duty service members with a special focus on the wounded service members. In addition to the concert, military exhibits featuring hardware, equipment, and interactive displays will offer fun for all ages. For more information and ticket prices for the 2010 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl, please visit their website at www.armedforcesbowl.com.
About Humana Military Healthcare Services
Humana Military, a wholly owned subsidiary of Humana Inc. and headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, has been a Department of Defense contractor for the administration of the TRICARE program since July 1, 1996. In August 2003, Humana Military was awarded the contract to provide health-benefits support and services to approximately three million active duty and retired military and their eligible family members in the 10-state South Region. For more information about Humana Military, please visit www.humana-military.com.
Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Ky., is one of the nation’s largest publicly traded health and supplemental benefits companies, with approximately 10.1 million medical members and approximately 7 million specialty-benefit members. Humana is a full-service benefits solutions company, offering a wide array of health and supplemental benefit plans for employer groups, government programs and individuals.
Over its 49-year history, Humana has consistently seized opportunities to meet changing customer needs. Today, the company is a leader in consumer engagement, providing guidance that leads to lower costs and a better health plan experience throughout its diversified customer portfolio.
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