During the annual Army Navy game, the Midshipmen will be donning their alternate uniform helmets which are replete with meaning. Each of the seven types of hand painted helmets depict the player's position.
• Linebacker: Cruiser- Provides anti-air defense and packs the biggest punch of Naval surface ships representative of the linebackers on the Navy football team.
In addition, the rally cry "Damn the torpedoes!" from Admiral Farragut's victory in the Battle of Mobile Bay in 1864 is featured on the player's gloves.