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West Point Cadets

LOOK: Gay West Point Cadet Escorts His Boyfriend To Winter Formal

Posted 02.05.2013 | Gay Voices

A beautiful photo of a West Point cadet escorting his boyfriend to a winter formal is making the blogosphere rounds. The photo appears on the Face...

Respect Existence or Expect Resistance

Blake Page | Posted 12.20.2012 | Politics
Blake Page

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.

Republican Strategist Calls West Point a 'Religious Institute' on HuffPost Live

Chris Rodda | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Really? If you're not religious you don't belong at West Point and shouldn't expect to fit in and be treated equally?

Religion Among The Ranks Of The Long Gray Line

B.J. Garrison | Posted 02.05.2013 | Religion
B.J. Garrison

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.

How a U.S. Army "Gator" Gets Information in Less Than 10 Minutes

David Danzig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Danzig

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.

NYPD Helicopter Rescues Two Stranded West Point Cadets | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

HIGHLAND FALLS, N.Y. -- In a daring nighttime run, amid conditions that left no room for error, a New York City police helicopter hoisted two shiverin...

The Army-Navy Game: Transcending Sports and Politics | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

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.

West Point Cadets Will Serve 'In Harm's Way'

AP | MICHAEL HILL | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WEST POINT, N.Y. — Warned by President Barack Obama that they face a long, dangerous road, U.S. Military Academy graduates said they were undaun...

Obama at West Point: One Week Later

William Astore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Astore

I worry that we are not informed citizens. I worry about putting our promising young men and women in harm's way. But most of all, I worry that this fight might be lost and unjust.

West Point Military Training Gets "Cadets To Think"

AP | MICHAEL HILL | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WEST POINT, N.Y. — Cadets had already fought off an overnight attack by insurgents firing blanks when the morning brought even more simulated pr...