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Obama attends Army-Navy game

Updated: December 10, 2011, 6:41 PM ET
Associated Press

LANDOVER, Md. -- Wading into one of the most storied football rivalries, President Barack Obama saluted U.S. troops Saturday, kicking off a series of observances marking the end of the Iraq war. As the 112th Army-Navy game unfolded before him, Obama said: "They're the best we have to offer."

The president tossed the coin at the start of the game, visited wounded soldiers and their families, and walked through a ceremonial cadet gantlet at halftime, switching sides in the traditional symbol ...

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