Trump presents CINC Trophy to USAFA

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein, his wife Dawn and Air Force Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson pose for a photo during the Congressional social congratulating the U.S. Air Force Academy football team for winning the Commander in Chief’s Trophy, at the Dirkson Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C., May 1, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Wayne A. Clark)

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein, his wife Dawn and Air Force Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson pose for a photo during the Congressional social congratulating the U.S. Air Force Academy football team for winning the Commander in Chief’s Trophy, at the Dirkson Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C., May 1, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Wayne A. Clark)

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- The U.S. Air Force Academy football team received the Commander in Chief’s Trophy from President Donald Trump during a visit to the White House May 2, 2017.

The trophy is awarded to the winner of the annual service academies’ football triangular series between the U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, and U.S. Air Force Academy. The three-sided, 170 pound, two-and-a-half-feet tall trophy was first awarded by President Richard Nixon in 1972.

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