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50 years later, Army's upset win over Staubach-led Navy still resonates
50 years later, Army's upset win over Staubach-led Navy still resonates

Leading troops over the rugged, battle-scarred hills of Vietnam's Central Highlands in 1967, Rollie Stichweh sometimes would hark back to his football days at West Point to see him through. "Those of us in Vietnam found adversity at every turn," said Stichweh, a captain in the 173rd Airborne Brigade who'd led Army's team past Navy in 1964 after a bitter loss the year before. "How do you react to adversity? Not by slinking off into the night with your tail between your legs, but by prevailing the next time something happens. "I thought about that, from time to time, in the jungle. It was good to reflect back on a very positive memory." Fifty years...

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