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Soldiers Do One Thing For Trump They Never Did For Obama

| by Charles Roberts

President-elect Donald Trump was greeted with cheers Dec. 10 as he arrived at the Army-Navy football game, one of the country's most famous football rivalries (videos below).

Trump took a break from cabinet deliberations to enjoy the 117th game between military academies at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland. As he entered, the crowds cheered for the president-elect, and even chanted his campaign slogan, "Make America Great Again."

During an interview with announcers Verne Lundquist and Gary Danielson, Trump says that he was "totally neutral" on the outcome of the game, adding that "I just love the armed forces." He joked that perhaps he would appoint Lundquist as his ambassador to Sweden after the announcer retired from the play-by-play booth.

"I just love the armed forces, love the folks. The spirit is so incredible," Trump says in the CBS Sports interview. "I mean, I don't know if it's necessarily the best football, but it's very good. But boy do they have spirit."

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Army won the game 21-17, ending Navy's 14-year winning streak in the rivalry.

According to ABC News, the Commander-in-Chief traditionally switches sides at halftime as a sign of neutrality, but Trump remained on one side for the duration of the game, as he is not yet the sitting president.

President Barack Obama most recently attended the Army-Navy game in 2011.

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See President-elect Trump's full interview on CBS here:

Sources: ABC NewsYouTube / Photo Credit: CBS Sports via YouTube