The Army West Point Black Knights sprinted onto Michie Stadium field in West Point, New York carrying their usual American flag and team flag, but there was a new addition: the French flag.
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Junior defense back Caleb McNeill of Hope Milles, N.C. carried the French flag a day after terrorists attacked six sites in Paris, killing more than 120 people.
Army takes the field with American & French flag pic.twitter.com/N94dZOK7TW— Gus Kattengell (@Gkatt_17) November 14, 2015
Army football took the field today carrying the French flag. pic.twitter.com/o01hpLlvkH— NCAA (@NCAA) November 14, 2015
Army ultimately lost to Tulane 34-31, but the symbolic gesture was a victory for the U.S. and its oldest ally.