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Army unviels WWII-inspired uniforms for the Army-Navy game

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According to a release by West Point, the uniform design, which is Army's classic black and gold, pays tribute to 1944, which included the first of Army's three consecutive national championships and the World War II victory at the Battle of the Bulge.

The uniforms include a historical map imprinted inside the numbers, on the helmet stripe, on the gloves, the sleeves and on the inside of the shoes. The helmet also features a small black spade on the side to honor the 101st Airborne Division, which fought in the Battle of the Bulge
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Byron Bojangles III
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re: Army unviels WWII-inspired uniforms for the Army-Navy game
'Mercia frick yeah


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Teddy Ruxpin
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101st Airborne Division


Sucks to be in any other Army division as cannon fodder.

You never get recognized for shite.


tkr1407
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re: Army unviels WWII-inspired uniforms for the Army-Navy game
I always enjoy watching the Army-Navy game. One of the big reasons is to see the bad arse unis that both teams sport!


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StraightCashHomey21
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Sucks to be in any other Army division as cannon fodder.



82nd would disagree

lol 101st isnt even airborne anymore


Teddy Ruxpin
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82nd would disagree


Great, we have TWO recognized divisions now!

I'm just playing around anyways.

My grandfather was a 29'er during WWII.


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HeadSlash
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Go Army


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emoney
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The helmet also features a small black spade on the side to honor the 101st Airborne Division, which fought in the Battle of the Bulge


My grandpa fought in this. Pretty cool to see it honored.


loweralabamatrojan
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Love the unis but GO NAVY!


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DeltaDoc
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My grandpa fought in this. Pretty cool to see it honored.


Then he is a bad man. There aren't many of these guys left. I close family friend that walked across Europe and fought in the Battle of the Bulge passed away just this year.

There is a great Showtime doc that has been airing this week called Game of Honor, in which they followed both teams for the entire season leading up to the game last year. I fought back tears towards the end when they are interviewing the parents. Really cool stuff.


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Then he is a bad man. There aren't many of these guys left. I close family friend that walked across Europe and fought in the Battle of the Bulge passed away just this year.


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emoney
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re: Army unviels WWII-inspired uniforms for the Army-Navy game
He actually has passed away, sadly, about seven years ago. It doesn't seem like it's been that long.


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IMJ127
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Ross
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Wow those look sick as hell


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MrAndroid
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I have to say that this years Army and Navy Uniforms are by far some of the best in recent years! I am pumped about his game as usual! Throw the records out, the Pride and Honor displayed by both teams is Amazing!


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DownSouthCrawfish
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re: Army unviels WWII-inspired uniforms for the Army-Navy game
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101st Airborne Division


AIR ASSAULT!!


SouljaBreauxTellEm
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re: Army unviels WWII-inspired uniforms for the Army-Navy game
The Helmet for Navy is sharp!

Like both uniforms.


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tigerpimpbot
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Sucks to be in any other Army division as cannon fodder.

You never get recognized for shite.


lulz


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BluegrassBelle
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re: Army unviels WWII-inspired uniforms for the Army-Navy game
Those Navy helmets are just fantastic.

I can't link it here from work but the pic that shows the map on the Army gloves/sleeves is pretty damn sharp too.


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