Calhoun to visit troops in Middle East with other collegiate coaches
March 3, 2009
Air Force head football coach Troy Calhoun will join four other FBS head football coaches to travel to the Middle East to visit U.S. troops this spring on the second annual Under Armour Coaches Tour.
Calhoun will join Mack Brown of Texas, Jim Tressel of Ohio State, UCLA's Rick Neuheisel and Houston Nutt of Mississippi, along with former Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville on the tour, which will meet and greet American military personnel in Afghanistan, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates. The tour is scheduled to depart McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita, Kan., on May 28 and return to the United States June 4.
The trip is coordinated through Armed Forces Entertainment, a Department of Defense agency, and Morale Entertainment.