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December 10, 2011

Navy on board

Navy quarterback Kriss Proctor just scored on a keeper play to get the Mids on the scoreboard first. It took most of the first quarter for anyone to score, because Navy fumbled the ball deep in Army territory to end a sustained drive. The Black Knights returned the favor a few minutes later and Navy pounded the ball in with about a minute left in the quarter.

Meanwhile, President Barack Obama made an appearance in the CBS broadcast booth. Obama is spending the first half of the game on the Navy side of the field. He will switch to the Army side at halftime.

Posted by Peter Schmuck at 3:19 PM | | Comments (1)
Categories: Just football


Other very special attendees were the young men and women who were administered the Oath of Enlistment into the Army and Navy on the field. Those were very moving moments for everyone in the stands, and surely an experience that the new enlistees will never forget.

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