USMA Football 10-11-2014

Trail Life Troop 113

army footballTLUSA Troop 777 (NJ) camped on the US Military Academy’s (West Point) grounds this past Friday evening (amid a fair amount of rain) and had a great time.

My sons and I drove up to meet the troop on Saturday morning and attend the Army vs. Rice football game.  This is one of two special “scout-day” football programs hosted by USMA each year to open up their campus for walking tours, club demonstrations and demonstrations by their precision parachute team.  At 9 AM on game days, there is also a formal cadet review with pomp and ceremony, full dress uniforms and lots of spectacle.

While Army wasn’t victorious over Rice this day, the game was exciting and fun to watch.  Michie (Mikey) stadium is a very nice facility and all of the seats offer a great vantage point for watching the game.

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