Originally posted on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 11/12/11

As you know, President Barack Obama is a huge college basketball fan. (He’s also the most impressive of my 619 Twitter followers by the way) On Veteran’s Day, the Commander-in-Chief addressed the crowd of 8,100 who took in the Michigan State Spartans vs North Carolina Tar Heels game, the first to ever be played on an aircraft carrier.

And not just any carrier, the same exact one that launched the strike which captured and killed Osama bin Laden.


President Obama addresses the military and teams aboard the USS Carl Vinson before the Carrier Classic

Obama From Carrier Classic

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