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Photo: Look who I ran into at Army-Navy

posted at 12:29 pm on December 10, 2012 by

I got to go to my first Army-Navy game this weekend. I was honored to attend with the Travis Manion Foundation and a group of wounded warriors, many of whom were from my home state. Look who I ran into! Erika’s family has a long Navy history, so she’s there every year, with shades on, natch.

A rough loss for Army, as they fumbled a botched hand-off on the Navy 14-yard-line after a last-minute drive orchestrated by senior quarterback Trent Steelman. Thus ended the Black Knights’ chance to break a 10-year loss streak. But it was a close game, and nice to watch a bunch of stand-up guys play a great game after a rough couple of weeks in the football world.

Erika & MK

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Nice 🙂

cmsinaz on December 10, 2012 at 12:31 PM

Classy ladies! 🙂

22044 on December 10, 2012 at 12:35 PM

Two lovely ladies who post here on HA.
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letget on December 10, 2012 at 12:37 PM

Class squared.

DrAllecon on December 10, 2012 at 12:39 PM

Our side has all the good looking women.

faraway on December 10, 2012 at 12:55 PM

Want but will never get: Photo w/ MKH, EJ, & AP. 😛

22044 on December 10, 2012 at 12:57 PM

Our side has all the good looking women.

faraway on December 10, 2012 at 12:55 PM

Especially older ones. Young liberal women may be drop-dead smoking hot, but 40 years of sexual follies among other things is not kind to a female’s body.

MelonCollie on December 10, 2012 at 12:57 PM

Especially older ones. Young liberal women may be drop-dead smoking hot, but 40 years of sexual follies among other things is not kind to a female’s body.

MelonCollie on December 10, 2012 at 12:57 PM

That’s because their numerous internal conflicts and the self-contradictory nature of leftism itself eventually eat them up inside and ages them more rapidly than rational people.

Also, leftist women tend to get a lot of work done. Just look at Darryl Hannah, she used to be beautiful but when she started aging, she went crazy with the plastic surgery. Now she looks like the crazy cat lady.

UltimateBob on December 10, 2012 at 1:18 PM

Gorgeous. 🙂

GWB on December 10, 2012 at 1:18 PM

How great is that!!!!

Cindy Munford on December 10, 2012 at 1:43 PM

Looking good ladies!

And are you both wearing those scarf things we keep hearing about here in Arizona?

nextgen_repub on December 10, 2012 at 1:47 PM

Great game. Go Navy! Another 10 year run would work quite well.

DDay on December 10, 2012 at 1:48 PM

That’s a really good picture of both of you. Such pretty smiles. 😉

Wish Army had won, though, to intensify the rivalry if for no other reason. Maybe next year.

TXUS on December 10, 2012 at 2:03 PM

It was a tough loss, even more so than the last, um, ten previous ones because Army was dominating most of the game. Just look at the rushing stats for the game and you’ll understand. Well, the only thing left to say is that There Are 362 And A Butt Days Until Army Beats The Hell Out Of Navy!

BohicaTwentyTwo on December 10, 2012 at 2:06 PM

Great picture! What a wonderful day y’all had. I’d love to go to one of those games.

juliesa on December 10, 2012 at 2:23 PM

Close only counts in horseshoes and handgrenades. Navy ’83

WordsMatter on December 10, 2012 at 2:48 PM

Our side has all the good looking women.

faraway on December 10, 2012 at 12:55 PM

QFT.

And I’m picky.

Purple Fury on December 10, 2012 at 3:39 PM

Dear Army,

Enjoy singing first. Again.

Love, Navy

Washington Nearsider on December 10, 2012 at 3:45 PM

Our side has all the good looking women.

faraway on December 10, 2012 at 12:55 PM

What about Chris Hayes???!?!?!?!?
http://hotair.com/archives/2012/12/08/msnbc-host-energy-is-just-too-darn-cheap/

Nutstuyu on December 10, 2012 at 3:58 PM

Dang blast it Erika, couldn’t you put the “shades” up long enough for a photo?

Still very pretty smiles … from both of you. : )

listens2glenn on December 10, 2012 at 4:16 PM

Travis Manion Foundation….what a worthy cause!! They are a great bunch of people!

TturnP on December 10, 2012 at 4:37 PM

Why are these women uncovered?

I detest your pornography.

Axe on December 10, 2012 at 4:47 PM

What about Chris Hayes???!?!?!?!?
http://hotair.com/archives/2012/12/08/msnbc-host-energy-is-just-too-darn-cheap/

Nutstuyu on December 10, 2012 at 3:58 PM

When did Harry Potter become a newsman?

22044 on December 10, 2012 at 4:55 PM

Did you see my son there ? he’s the Class of 2013 West Point, was wearing a gray uniform . . .

williampeck1958 on December 10, 2012 at 5:17 PM

Good to know Navy got the win.

Yakko77 on December 10, 2012 at 5:19 PM

You were in Philly and didn’t call me?

corujodp on December 10, 2012 at 5:32 PM

Good to know Navy got the win.

Yakko77 on December 10, 2012 at 5:19 PM

Navy took what was given to them. They did not earn what they got.

Bunch of D’s.

KW64 on December 10, 2012 at 6:48 PM

how about a calendar? the hot women of Hot Air. All proceeds to charity of course.

deimos on December 10, 2012 at 7:29 PM

Axe on December 10, 2012 at 4:47 PM

muzzie ^^^

Bmore on December 10, 2012 at 7:37 PM

KW64 on December 10, 2012 at 6:48 PM

A win is a win. They really don’t keep track of how pretty it was.

Yakko77 on December 10, 2012 at 7:51 PM

I give up.

Who are they?

cozmo on December 10, 2012 at 7:59 PM

muzzie ^^^

Bmore on December 10, 2012 at 7:37 PM

INFIDEL

Axe on December 10, 2012 at 8:41 PM

I give up.

Who are they?

cozmo on December 10, 2012 at 7:59 PM

I don’t see a /sarc tag, so I’ll assume you’re serious.

That’s Hot Air writer Erika Johnsen on our left, and Hot Air writer Mary Katharine Ham on our right.

ITguy on December 10, 2012 at 8:50 PM

Dear Army,

Enjoy singing first. Again.

Love, Navy

Washington Nearsider on December 10, 2012 at 3:45 PM

I’m trying to figure out how to ask you a question without sounding bitter about the game or offending you, but does the Army first protocol bother you?

hawkdriver on December 10, 2012 at 9:08 PM

Did you see my son there ? he’s the Class of 2013 West Point, was wearing a gray uniform . . .

williampeck1958 on December 10, 2012 at 5:17 PM

Salutes to your brave son!

🙂

(I saw him. He was right there)

hawkdriver on December 10, 2012 at 9:10 PM

Dear Army,

Enjoy singing first. Again.

Love, Navy

Washington Nearsider on December 10, 2012 at 3:45 PM
I’m trying to figure out how to ask you a question without sounding bitter about the game or offending you, but does the Army first protocol bother you?

hawkdriver on December 10, 2012 at 9:08 PM

Hawkdriver,

Protocol WRT Army being the Senior Service has NOTHING to do with this…

Losing side goes in front of their band at the end of the game… sadly sings Alma Mater… Winning side stands reverently behind them…

Upon the LAST NOTE, the winning side (Navy this year, and the last 10 years) sprints in front of the USNA Drum & Bugle Corps for our Alma Mater (Navy Blue and Gold).. we sing loudly, last note, cannon shot and very loud and full throated BEAT ARMY!!

That’s how it works, even when we play Air Force…

Signed Me, USNA ’81 (3-1 vs Army during my 4 years)

MKH and EJ looed GREAT in their Navy BLUE & GOLD accent wear!!

Khun Joe on December 10, 2012 at 11:30 PM

Khun Joe on December 10, 2012 at 11:30 PM

I know what the game tradition calls for. It sounded like the other commenter was rubbing Army’s nose in the fact that they “only” come first because they lose.

hawkdriver on December 11, 2012 at 6:15 AM

Rumor has it the VPOTUS was met with a chorus of boos at the game– can anyone verify?

And yes, as a reformed liberal, I can verify that our pretty ladies run circles around theirs

thurman on December 11, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Khun Joe on December 10, 2012 at 11:30 PM
I know what the game tradition calls for. It sounded like the other commenter was rubbing Army’s nose in the fact that they “only” come first because they lose.

hawkdriver on December 11, 2012 at 6:15 AM

That worm will turn soon enough… the streak can’t last forever… my heart truly goes out to your QB Steelman… Best of luck next year and Merry Christmas…

Khun Joe on December 11, 2012 at 7:47 AM

corujodp on December 10, 2012 at 5:32 PM

seriously, next year you guys should totally turn that into a HA Philly meetup…don’t have to tell Ed or AP about it though…

das411 on December 11, 2012 at 7:54 AM

Salutes to your brave son!

Thank you ! Soon he’ll be at Armor school, Ft. Benning, GA (Ft. Knox just holds the gold nowadays . . . )

williampeck1958 on December 11, 2012 at 9:47 AM

I loved beating Army again! It was closer game than it has been in a while, but a hard fought game.

-Proud member of USNA Class of 2002 (who was a senior the last time Army won)

Rumor has it the VPOTUS was met with a chorus of boos at the game– can anyone verify?

And yes, as a reformed liberal, I can verify that our pretty ladies run circles around theirs

thurman on December 11, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Yes. VP Biden was booed not once, but twice. The first time was when he was introduced at the coin toss, and second and much louder chorus when he crossed from the Army side to the Navy side at Halftime.

bshedwick on December 11, 2012 at 10:46 AM

Yes. VP Biden was booed not once, but twice. The first time was when he was introduced at the coin toss, and second and much louder chorus when he crossed from the Army side to the Navy side at Halftime.

yes, confirmed. Upper deck on Army side was expressing much displeasure. Literally.

williampeck1958 on December 11, 2012 at 2:57 PM


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