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Clarkson University graduates have some of the highest salaries in the nation, according to the 2014-2015 College Salary Report from PayScale Inc. Alumni with Clarkson bachelor's degrees are in the top 4 percent of earners and those who went on to get additional degrees are in the top 2 percent. Clarkson is tied in 31st place with Williams College in Massachusetts, with mid-career salary among alumni calculated at $110,700.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

Daily Texan

U.S. Colonel analyzes Vietnam-era propaganda in lecture

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.

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The Montgomery Advertiser

Dragoons learn of the life of Gen. Robert E. LeeDragoons learn of the ...

Dragoons learn of the life of Gen. Robert E. Lee Dr. Brandon H. Beck of Columbus Mississippi was the featured speaker at the Sept.

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The Miami Herald

Attorney: Patti LaBelle had bodyguard beat cadet

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.

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USA Today

Advice from the pros on getting into a military academy

The road to getting accepted at one of the nation's military academies is filled with obstacles: surviving interviews, securing a congressional nomination, passing a battery of medical and physical tests. Advice from the pros on getting into a military academy The road to getting accepted at one of the nation's military academies is filled with obstacles: surviving interviews, securing a congressional nomination, passing a battery of medical and physical tests.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Battle Creek Enquirer

Amash one of few to rate nominees for military academiesAmash one of...

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.

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Related Topix: US News, Education Etc., United States Naval Academy, United States Air Force Academy, US Politics, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives

USA Today

Congress and the academies: A history of patronage

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.

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KSL-TV

How ISIS draws Americans into its ranks

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.

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KTRE-TV Lufkin

Civil War officer's heroism earns Medal of Honor

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.

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KTVN Reno

Civil War officer's heroism earns Medal of Honor

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.

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The Miami Herald

Civil War officer's heroism earns Medal of Honor

At Totally Dog's Redland campus, there's a pool where timid dogs can wade and the bolder ones can jump right in. "> At Totally Dog's Redland campus, there's a pool where timid dogs can wade and the bolder ones can jump right in.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Hamilton County News

Academy applications are due Nov. 1

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.

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The Town Talk

Army commanders: White men lead a diverse force

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. Army commanders: White men lead a diverse force WASHINGTON - 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.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

WCBM-AM Pikesville

UNREAL: Army is Worried too Many White Men Lead Combat Units

U.S. Army sociologists are worried that a lack of black officers leading its combat troops will have detrimental effect on minorities and lead to fewer black officers in top leadership posts. "The issue exists.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Diversity dearth: Army data reveal lack of black leadership in key commands

Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen speaks with Commander of U.S. Forces-Iraq Gen.

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Patch.com

Phoenixville Woman Named Best New Cadet At West Point

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.

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The Virginian-Pilot

College to go to if you want the highest starting salary

If starting salaries were the sole measure of elite universities, U.S. News' most recent college rankings would look very different. Princeton, Harvard, Yale and Columbia, the country's top four universities by U.S. News' measure, for one, wouldn't crack the top 10, or 20, or even 30. And the University of Chicago, which tied for fourth place, wouldn't even make it into the top 200.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Patch.com

Bolingbrook Graduate Completes Basic Training at West Point

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.

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Windsor Beacon

Army commanders: White men lead a diverse force

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.

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U.S. Department of Defense

TAPS Provides Comfort to Suicide Survivors

When family members of Defense Department service members lose their loved ones to suicide or other deaths, they have more than the support of family, friends and their community. They have the support of the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors staff.

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