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According to, a veteran-run digital publishing website, the 10 sitting presidents who attended the Army-Navy game include Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, Calvin Coolidge, Harry Truman, John Kennedy, Gerald Ford, Bill Clinton, George W Bush and Barack Obama. President-elect Donald Trump attended the 2016 game. He is the only president-elect to attend the game. Trump was also present as president.

Not all presidents who attend the games go every year of their term.

According to, a sports news website, Truman holds the record for most game attendances. He assisted seven times, but in most games he did not switch sides. Kennedy went there in 1961 and 1962. Ford went there in 1974. No president attended the game between 1974 and 1996 when Clinton attended. Bush was present in 2001, 2004 and 2008. Obama was present in 2011. Trump was present in 2018 and 2020.

Biden has attended several Army-Navy games as vice president.

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Dwight Eisenhower is the only president to have played in the Army-Navy game. He played for the army in the 1912 game. He did not attend any of the games as president.

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