The command at West Point does not just recommend, encourage or support the exaltation of Christianity around this time of year, but requires it by force of policy under threat of reprimand for any who dissent.
While Blake Page's feelings and perceived experiences may be very real, they do not produce a truly accurate portrait of the Academy or the reality of the typical cadet lifestyle for the religious and nonreligious alike.
The first time I taught a one-hour class at West Point, a 20-year-old student made it very clear that while he might be studying ethics, law and morality in school, it was practicalities that really concerned him.
I am a liberal Democrat who is opposed to the War in Afghanistan, was against the War in Iraq, and protested against the Vietnam War years ago. I guess you could call me a pacifist. But I love watching the Army-Navy game.