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Historical July 4th Events
Besides Independence Day, July 4th is also known for other major events in U.S. history, including the opening of West Point military academy.
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I'm A Veteran's Wife. Here's Why I Protested Mike Pence At The West Point Graduation.
, Guest Writer
The vice president runs counter to every ideal military academy graduates are called to defend.
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Mike Pence Tells West Point Graduates They Will Be In Combat: 'It Will Happen'
"Some of you will join the fight on the Korean Peninsula ... where North Korea continues to threaten the peace," the vice president said.
Hallie H. Pound
Record Number Of Black Women To Graduate West Point Military Academy
The 34 female African American cadets in the 2019 graduating class will make history.
West Point Cadet's Parents Obtain Court Order For His Sperm After His Death
The parents of Peter Zhu, 21, said they wanted to preserve his legacy after he died in a skiing accident.
Air Force Academy's Falcon Mascot Hurt In Army Football Prank
The majestic bird of prey, swiped in a West Point rivalry prank, injured her wings thrashing in dog crate.
Florida Victim Posthumously Honored
Peter Wang, who was killed in the Parkland school shooting while holding the door for students, was posthumously accepted to West Point Military Academy.
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Dennis Rodman Tries To School West Point Cadets On Kim Jong Un
"To me, Kim is just a normal guy," he told an alternative diplomacy panel at the military academy.
Early Signpost of The Trump Era: Heinlein's 'Future History' and Asimov's 'Foundation' at 75
Political Analyst, former presidential campaign advisor and sp...
Here of course we are into psychology rather than "psychohistory." Like Asimov's fake predictive science, the statistical
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West Point To Investigate Whether Prayer After Football Game Violated Religious Freedom
An advocacy organization says it received 90 complaints about the prayer.
Courage Under Fire: West Point Cadets Show America the Meaning of Leadership
Executive Director, Regions and Property Operations, Federal A...
In his NPR interview, Bolden said, "He told me, no way are you going to get an appointment from me to go to the Naval Academy
Women Wearing Hats: Celebrating Margaret Corbin
Proud New Yorker interested in the contributions of women to o...
A heroine of the American Revolution, Margaret Cochran Corbin was the first woman to take a soldier's part in the fight for independence. She saw action during the Battle of Fort Washington, and was captured in the crushing American defeat on November 16, 1776.
The Living, Racist Ghosts of West Point
Writer, Social Equality Advocate and Army Veteran
As a white male who served in the military as an enlisted soldier and later attended West Point, I can say, without a doubt, that nothing in this photo says "I hate white people."
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Black Women At West Point In Hot Water Over Raised Fists In Photo
The elite military college bars political expression while in uniform. But does the cadets' gesture qualify?
"Riven" With "Rifts," the New York Times' Front Page Reflects a Troubled Planet
Robert David Jaffee
Novelist, journalist, mental-health activist
Despite its legions of Page One editors, copy editors, proofreaders and support staff, the Gray Lady proceeded to fetishize conflict by using the words "rift" or "riven" in the headline or lead paragraph, actually the lead clause, in four of the stories on today's front page.
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How Coach K Started One Of The Military's Most Important Bromances
Both went from #44 to four-star general.
Our Military Shouldn't Turn Its Back on Servicewomen Who Need an Abortion
Senior Fellow, Women in International Security, and Retired Ar...
How the U.S. military restricts servicewomen from accessing abortion on military bases is a discriminatory scandal.
We Learned What's Important From Our Stepfather
Executive Director and Health Advocate
You are never really prepared emotionally when someone passes away. My stepfather, Jean-Luc, died at the age of 64 from a massive heart attack just over a week ago. My mom heard a big crash in the basement where he was working out.
Challenge Extremism Together
U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural...
We are always looking for innovative ways to engage new audiences, and the hundreds of brilliant university students participating in P2P are helping us achieve that goal. I look forward to seeing next semester's final projects and the great ideas that this program continues to inspire.
European Horizons Represented at the Student Conference on U.S. Affairs in West Point Military Academy
Currently European Horizons is communicating with the personal assistant of Secretary Albright in order to find out if there
30 People Were Injured In A Bloody Pillow Fight At West Point, So It's Banned Now
Plebes suffered injuries like a broken nose, fractured cheek and multiple concussions.
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