Army and Air Force share service academy intensity
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Army and Air Force share service academy intensity

AFAN: Air Force, Army, Navy newsletter on Falcons' Sevrin Remmo

College football fans understand the history of the Army-Navy rivalry. Fewer are aware of the Army-Air Force rivalry’s intensity in the round-robin series for the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy between the service academies.

Part of the reason is Army football has been down for so long. The Black Knights haven’t won the C-i-C Trophy since 1996. Air Force, which took it home last year, and Navy have been long swapping the trophy that comes with a trip to the White House. ... 

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Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom has also written for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Voice of San Diego,,, and Gameday Central. He has won multiple first-place awards from the San Diego Press Club and first place from the Copley News Service Ring of Truth Awards. The National Football Foundation/San Diego Chapter presented him its Distinguished American Award in 2003 and USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter its President’s Award in 2000.

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