Game is coming up never too soon to start the trash talk.
I gotta go Army this year (normally I root for Navy in honor of my father who was in the Navy during WWII, but normally it’s moot because Air Force has already secured the trophy )…Army won the CIC Trophy (Commander in Chief) trophy) last year for the first time in like 20yrs…Navy somehow miraculously beat Air Force this year, but we put our usual smack down on Army (unlike last year, Army was on fire!).
So if Navy wins they win the CIC and that’s just not acceptable to this zoomie……leave it at Hudson High for another year before it comes back to it’s rightful home in the Mountains of Colorado next year…
Go Army Beat the hell out of Navy!!!
Oh and one of my favorite Go Air Force Sink Navy video clips…
Just gotta go on record though… those aren’t goats, they’re both sheep. Farmgirl.
That’s why the air force is told what to shoot. Lol
Once again, our Engineer comes through…
(I can relate, because I had to be broken my Sr year of HS of the phrase “well actually” fortunately it happened right before I went to basic…whew, that would have be rough!)
Leave it to Navy to suggest we not confirm targets…everything looks like a target when you’re coming through at 10k feet going mach 1… is that how Navy fires those big ol gunship cannons, put a thumb up for aim and then fire?
Yesterday was St Barbara’s day and I’m a member of our local Cannoneers and attended the St Barbara’s Day dining in. It’s been a tradition for the last 5yrs for me to give a toast to the Army during the toasting ceremony…because I turn them into roasts…here was my toast from yesterday.
To Redlegs and Gunners
I raise my cup
May your grid squares be accurate
As you blow stuff up
And though the damage you cause is mighty
As your cannons thunder in the night
Remember you could have caused twice the damage in half the time
Had you just radioed your brothers in the Air Force for an F-15 strike
To the Army!
I served on board submarines. Only 2 types of ships in the ocean. Targets or submarines. Never new what the show pony navy was all about.
My favorite part of this game is the history and the comradeity it shows. We love to hate each other. Plus lately the uniforms have been incredible.
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is that how Navy fires those big ol gunship cannons, put a thumb up for aim and then fire?
[/quote] lol that’s funny.
In all seriousness though it’s not. There’s a Forward Observer a 13F (if you’re Army) on the ground with eyes on target actually giving coordinates and corrections.
Lol, I know…Forward Observers, Combat Air Controllers (first in, last out go Air Force)……and the billions of dollars of C4I…….no, I know.
Agreed, I love that, how both teams to each other’s student section after the game to sing their respective school songs, the pre-game exchange of “prisoners” (the Academy exchange program), the fly overs, the cannon fire…I love all the pomp and ceremony around the inter Service Academy games.
And Army/Navy…heck that’s a tradition that started goes back to the parting of the Red Sea and army never getting over being wiped out by all that naval water. A great tradition indeed.
About where I am with football
16 of 34 of the Navy team seniors are Marines. In Marine math, that’s an overwhelming majority. They can’t do math and they aren’t right in the head. Go Navy! They are being fed extra Crayons in the chow hall!
@MikeBKY warn a girl will ya? that last one made me snort my coffee.
My hubby was Army, my brother is Navy, and my dad was Air Force… we’ve got Coast Guard too, but no Marines. My ONLY reply in all of this, no matter who asks is “uh-huh”.
Anybody watching the SEC Championship with dem LSU Tigers and the amazing Joe Burrow as well as this offense that has made college football history!
Yeah an Uber driver with cannons that can launch a VW Bug over two miles or launch over 3 dozen air assets to do some heavy air to ground damage or, as is often needed, swoop in and save some stranded “crayon eaters”………have some respect for yor daddy…
Wait…I’m AF, why am I defending Navy?
(@MikeBKY that is a hilarious meme… )
Now I feel better…Go Army!!
They are… they’re over here: