Air Force football team meets President Obama

President Barack Obama congratulated the Air Force Academy football team for winning the Commander in Chief trophy Monday. presented the trophy during a ceremony in the White House Rose Garden, noting that the Falcons will be captivating it home to Colorado Springs, Colo., for the first time in eight years. According to a transcript provided by the White House, Obama told the team:

The trophy goes to the winner of a three-way season series between the major service academies. The Falcons defeated the Army and Navy teams last period. They last won the trophy in 2002.