Navy's defense extends past the football field for Saturday's matchup with Army

Trump flips coin at Army-Navy game

Trump flips coin at Army-Navy game

With Navy down 10-7, quarterback Zach Abey lost a fumble on fourth-and-12 deep in its own territory. Malcom Perry's 43-yard run to the 5 set up Garret Lewis' 1-yard rushing TD with 7:10 left in the game that pulled Navy to 10-7. Barack Obama was the most recent president to attend the game, in 2011 at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland.

College football fans, military leaders and members of the Trump administration gathered in Philadelphia on Saturday for the 119th annual Army-Navy game.

President Trump will attend the battle between the Black Knights and Midshipman on Saturday.

Joining President Trump and Sec. of Defense Mattis at the game were Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Dunford and his replacement, Gen. Mark Milley, Sec. of State Pompeo, Sec of Interior Zinke, Sen.

Trump flips coin at Army-Navy game

Before the game, parachute jumpers floated onto the field - the Army ones displaying the American and service flags and the Navy ones waving banners that said "Forged by the Sea" and "Fear the Goat" - a reference to the Navy's mascot. The victor takes home the "Commander in Chief" trophy. Trump also went to the 2016 game when he was president-elect.

The record since 1890 shows Navy with 60 wins, Army with 51 and seven ties. That tradition began with Theodore Roosevelt in 1901.

The win means Army (10-2) has won three-straight over Navy for the first time since the 1990s. Trump also announced that State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert is his pick to replace Nikki Haley as the next USA ambassador to the United Nations. James Risch, R-Idaho, and Sen.

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