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Public Affairs : Army-Navy Spirit Activities at West Point

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                  RELEASE NO. 34-11


WEST POINT, N.Y. – The public is invited to join in the festivities as the Black Knights prepare to battle the Navy Midshipmen during the 112th Army-Navy game on Saturday, Dec. 10, at FedEx Field in Landover, Md. The public is invited to several spirit activities that are planned for the week preceding the game:

Wednesday, Dec. 7
Bonfire/Pep Rally, 7 p.m., Daly Field
Spirit Rally for the football team with lighting of a traditional bonfire –
Departure of marathon team with game ball – remarks by team captains

Thursday, Dec. 8
Official send-off of the football team 4:30 p.m., Michie Stadium
Mule Retirement Ceremony, 4:50 p.m., Michie Stadium
Women’s Goat-Engineer Flag Football Game, 5 p.m., Michie Stadium
Men’s Goat-Engineer Flag Football Game, 6:15 p.m., Michie Stadium

Guests may enter West Point through Thayer or Stony Lonesome gates and are reminded that valid photo identification is required for those 16 years or older upon entrance to the academy.

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