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Army tops Navy for eighth straight win

09 December 2018

Earlier Saturday, Trump picked an Army general to be his next top military adviser. #8 of the Army Black Knights passes under pressure from Hudson Sullivan #53 of the Navy Midshipmen at Lincoln Financial Field on December 08, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

President Donald Trump, right, talks with Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley, left, during the Army-Navy NCAA college football game in Philadelphia, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018.

Working with Nike, West Point officials made a decision to use the design as an opportunity to honor the Army's first division, which later got the name 1st Expeditionary Division.

Then, President Trump was announced ahead of the opening coin toss.

The president was joined by Sec. of Defense James Mattis on the field for the national anthem and toss.

It will be the first time a sitting president has been to the annual rivalry since 2011. During the second half, he sat between Vice Adm. Ted Carter Jr. and Richard V. Spencer, secretary of the Navy.

The record since 1890 shows Navy with 60 wins, Army with 51 and seven ties.

The game kicked off with a coin toss performed by President Donald Trump, which landed in favor of the Navy. James Risch, R-Idaho, who is in line to be the next chairman of the committee, flew to the game on Air Force One with his wife, Vicki. Sen.

After a quick three-and-out, Army took advantage of Navy's fourth turnover of the day. The victor takes home the "Commander in Chief" trophy.

Army tops Navy for eighth straight win