Leaders of the nation’s military academies say swiping one another’s mascot animals is strictly forbidden, but that hasn’t seemed to deter glory-seeking raiders.
Rivalries among the nation’s military academies include a long history of mascot-stealing “spirit missions” before football games, despite official condemnations.
Gunpowder used in cannons helped change the nature of warfare, but it took a while to get the recipe just right.
For decades, the Buffalo Soldiers taught military horsemanship to cadets at West Point. On Friday, a statue was unveiled in their honor.
The program, intended for those who had violated the school’s honor code, was criticized as too lenient when it was disclosed that 73 cadets had been accused of cheating on an exam.
The revelations — and the academy’s handling of them — have prompted a debate about integrity, rehabilitation, and what it means to be a cadet.
More than 70 West Point cadets have been accused of cheating on an exam, the institution’s largest academic scandal in decades.
The U.S. Military Academy faces its biggest academic scandal in nearly 50 years over allegations of cheating on a calculus exam.
The rivalry is being played at West Point, the first time the game has not been at a neutral site in 77 years.
Civil servants, elected officials and judges did their jobs and protected democracy.
Sydney Barber will break one of the final leadership barriers in the Annapolis, Md., school’s 175-year history.
Many parents are used to following their pro-athlete offspring from game to game. With the pandemic keeping them out of stadiums, some are getting creative.
Staff Sgt. Ladonies P. Strong, who was convicted of negligent homicide, was behind the wheel of a truck that overturned last year, killing one and injuring more than 20.
President Trump has repeatedly ridiculed Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s fitness to be president. Mr. Biden’s campaign has called it a smear that has backfired.
His made-for-TV rallies can be matters of life and death.
The president also appeared to have trouble raising a glass of water to his mouth during a speech at West Point a day before he turned 74, the oldest a president has been in his first term.
The president made misleading claims about his military budgets, the fight against the Islamic State and wars in the Middle East.
The president said nothing about his clash with the Pentagon over sending active-duty troops to put down demonstrations protesting the death of George Floyd.
Anmol Narang said she was inspired to apply to West Point after visiting the Pearl Harbor National Memorial in Hawaii.
The address comes as the coronavirus spreads — and during a breakdown in relations between the president and the nation’s top military leaders.
By dismissing an idea under consideration by the Pentagon, the president positioned himself firmly against the movement to remove racist symbols and combat racism touched off by George Floyd’s death.
More than 1,100 cadets returned to campus ahead of President Trump’s commencement speech in mid-June.
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The president’s off-again, on-again speech in June will bring back 1,000 cadets who had scattered across the country to help counter the coronavirus.