Navy pranks Army with 17 years of sustained land-based combat just before Army-Navy game
PHILADELPHIA — Midshipmen carried on a long tradition of friendly hijinks just before their collegiate rivalry game by pranking Army with 17 years of sustained land-based combat to just “get in their heads” before the big game today.
“We thought, what if these guys who aren’t old enough to drink figure out they’ve dedicated their futures to sprawling forever wars?” said Midshipman Michael Nelson, the senior leading the prank. “Who could mimic the tactics of war for screaming football fans? Once they hold the knowledge that blood and sacrifice will never accomplish the political ends we call victory, they’ll never be able to focus on the game. Navy Wins! Dude, we pwned them good.”
“Plus, after that thing with the Air Force Falcon, we didn’t want to touch animals.” added Nelson.
Nelson got the idea for the hilarious prank while making an Army-Navy rivalry video in his room in Bancroft Hall.
“We ran out of gay jokes, and I was thinking about getting stationed in Oahu with my hot first wife w…
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