USNA 13th company Ball Relay team poses for pics after completing the Game Ball relay
Army warms up in the end zone closest to the corps.
Coaches Shaun Nua (L) and Dale Pehrson (R), both Defensive Line Coaches, watch as Navy warms up.
Navy Co-Captain, Noah Copeland (#34) follows through pregame warmups.
Army's backup QB, A.J. Schurr (#11), runs the line through their paces.
Army Head Coach Jeff Monken oversees his team warmups.
West Point's exchange cadets run toward their Corps of Cadets comrades.
Navy's exchange midshipmen escape toward the Brigade of Midshipmen!
Navy's Parachuting team, the Leap Frogs, jumped into the stadium first.
Army's own Golden Knights jumped shortly afterward, to the delight of the crowd.
Presenting the USMA Corps of Cadets
The USNA Brigade of Midshipmen
The three-step card trick: Step 1: America's Game
Card trick step 2 - Go Navy Beat Army
Card trick step 3 (the other side of the field): Go Army Beat Navy
Navy's CoCaptains: Noah Copeland (#34) and Parrish Gaines (#2)
Army CoCaptains: Larry Dixon (#26), Geoffery Bacon (#6), and Joe Drummond (#54).
The Army Black Knights take the field first, as the home team.
Army Apache helicopters buzz the field with a flyover as their players take the field.
Navy Midshipmen take the field, following their "Don't Tread on Me" flag.
Four Navy F-18's perform a picture-perfect flyby just as the Mids take the field.
All photos by Alison Althouse for GoMids.com.