March-on for Navy-Army Game 12/8/12

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  1. fishbowl

    fishbowl Member

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    We are very fortunate to live just an hour from Philadelphia and have been able to attend the game for the last four years (also at Fedex field last year), yet I have this frustration every year - I can't seem to find the times for the march-ons or other pre-game festivities. Can someone either point me in the right direction or have the information that you can post here? Thank you!
     
  2. Whistle Pig

    Whistle Pig Banned

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    Here you go. 12:15p.m.
    http://www.phillylovesarmynavy.com/AMERICAS-GAME-PHILADELPHIAS-HONOR
     
  3. Seeking Knowledge

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    more details

    fishbowl, Here's more detail if you'd like:
    Navy March on: 12:15
    Army March on: 12:45
    Cadet/Midshipmen Exchange: 2:46
    Air Show: 2:50
    Army Glee: 3:00
    Army Fly by: 3:06
    Navy Fly by: 3:07
     
  4. C/B Lattanzio

    C/B Lattanzio Prospective

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    hey, I'm alittle clueless, what is the march on?
     
  5. Melitzank

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    March on is when the midshipmen/cadets march onto the field prior to the start of the game.
     
  6. C/B Lattanzio

    C/B Lattanzio Prospective

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    ah, but why does it take so long?
     
  7. Whistle Pig

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    It doesn't. One SA marches on ... marches off. Then the other. But they are done LONG before the game. And there are flyovers, jumpers, competitions, lots of entertaining distractions. But they want the march ons and offs to be done long before any of this stuff goes down and then of course teams come onto field. But the march on is ALWAYS a really special chiller-thriller.:thumb:Way cool! :cool:
     
  8. usna1985

    usna1985 USNA Alumnus

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    At home games, march on is DIRECTLY before the game starts. I'm not sure whey the extra 2+ hrs at A/N games but would guess it has something to do with stadium/city traffic control.
     
  9. AF6872

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    Security is unbelievable. Have only seen one March On and we got there very very early and waited in the cold.
     

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