Mayor Nutter kicked things off by presenting proclamations to the co-captains of each of the service academies.
JFK was a hero in the U.S. Navy and a big sports fan, especially football. Two local men remember their time with Navy football and the day the world turned upside down.
Keenan Reynolds extended Navy’s dominance against Army, scoring the winning touchdown late in the fourth quarter in a 17-13 victory in the 113th rivalry game Saturday.
The Army-Navy series is not only the most patriotic rivalry in sports, it’s turned into one of the most one-sided. Navy has won 10 straight.
Fans of the Cadets and Midshipmen gathered at Liberty Place in Center City on Friday afternoon for a pep rally.
The legendary Army-Navy football classic returns to the Philadelphia on Saturday, and no matter which team prevails, the real winner will be the city’s hotels and restaurants.
Those attending the Army-Navy game will be able to show their appreciation for the troops through “Operation Gratitude.”