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Col. Gregory Daddis, history professor at the U.S. Military Academy West Point, spoke on campus Tuesday about the "salesmanship" of the Vietnam War, analyzing propaganda released at the time to convince Congress and the American public to support the war. After looking over statements released by Army Gen.
Dragoons learn of the life of Gen. Robert E. Lee Dr. Brandon H. Beck of Columbus Mississippi was the featured speaker at the Sept.
An ex-West Point cadet's attorney has told jurors that veteran R&B singer Patti LaBelle ordered her bodyguard to beat up the cadet, who was waiting outside a Houston airport terminal for a ride home. The attorney said Tuesday during opening statements in a civil trial in Houston federal court that the attack resulted in a brain injury that forced cadet Richard King to withdraw from the U.S. Military Academy.
Amash one of few to rate nominees for military academies He's among few members of Congress to do so Check out this story on battlecreekenquirer.com: http://bcene.ws/1tZh7iE It's known as "the golden ticket" that virtually assures high-school students they will win acceptance to a prestigious military service academy. The term refers to the special treatment extended to high-school students singled out as a congressional lawmaker's top candidate for acceptance by an academy.
Congress and the academies: A history of patronage A look at the long, checkered history of congressional nominations to service academies. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1s3G0gM Cadets salute at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point during a May 25, 2013, commencement ceremony in West Point, New York.
The United States is trying to learn from its dealings with terrorism in the past, but the director of research at the Combating Terrorism Center at the U.S. Military Academy says the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria poses a different type of threat. Dr. Daniel Milton says the U.S. must admit that ISIS is a popular institution for new recruits, including Americans.
After an act of Congress and years of lobbying by descendants and admirers, a Union Army officer who made the ultimate sacrifice more than 150 years ago will be recognized for his heroism when President Barack Obama grants him the nation's highest commendation for battlefield valor. Obama on Monday was bestowing the Medal of Honor on 1st Lt.
WASHINGTON - After an act of Congress and years of lobbying by descendants and admirers, a Union Army officer who made the ultimate sacrifice more than 150 years ago will be recognized for his heroism when President Barack Obama grants him the nation's highest commendation for battlefield valor. Obama on Monday was bestowing the Medal of Honor on 1st Lt.
Congressman Bill Owens is encouraging rising seniors and graduating high school students in New York's 21st Congressional District to pursue nominations to U.S. service academies. A member of Congress can nominate a student to attend a U.S. service academy if the student meets certain eligibility requirements and submits a detailed application.
Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen speaks with Commander of U.S. Forces-Iraq Gen.
A Phoenixville woman has been named the Best Overall New Cadet of the class of 2018 at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. "Congratulations to Shawna Moore on being named the Best Overall New Cadet Class of 2018," Toomey said. "I know her family is full of pride.
Cadet Mitchell John Yelenosky, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell Yelenosky ofBolingbrook, Illinois, completed Cadet Basic Training at the U.S. Military Academy. Yelenosky entered West Point on July 2 and has successfully completed six weeks of CBT.
Command of the Army's main combat units - its pipeline to top leadership - is virtually devoid of black officers, according to interviews, documents and data obtained by USA TODAY. The lack of black officers who lead infantry, armor and field artillery battalions and brigades - there are no black colonels at the brigade level this year - threatens the Army's effectiveness, disconnects it from American society and deprives black officers of the principal route to top Army posts, according to officers and military sociologists.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 03:47 am
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