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Obama’s West Point Speech Was Not Exciting

And he will be criticized for that. There was nothing “new” in his address to the West Point graduates, some will say. Others–neo-conservatives and blood...

Morning Must Reads: May 29

In the news: Obama's foreign policy vision; Egypt's election; Edward Snowden's NBC interview; A damning VA inspector general report; junk food; what's prettier...

This May Be the Real Obama Doctrine

The president's much-anticipated foreign policy speech at West Point will set off another round of debate on his "doctrine" — but for Obama, it's about giving...

Morning Must Reads: May 28

In the news: Obama to lay out foreign policy vision in West Point speech; U.S. to withdraw all American troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2016; New report...

Army Cadet in NY Accused of Emailing Child Porn

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A West Point cadet was arrested on campus Thursday and charged with distributing child pornography via email. Papers filed in federal...

Albright to Receive West Point Award for Service

(WEST POINT, N.Y.) — Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright will receive the U.S. Military Academy's annual Thayer Award on Thursday, joining other...

Peeping Sergeant 1st Class (First Class, Indeed)

Last week, the Army removed Sergeant First Class Michael McClendon from his assignment at the U.S. Military Academy for allegedly videoing female cadets at West...

West Point, Yesterday

The adjacent post deals with the West Point of tomorrow. But our comrades at LIFE have posted a wonderful photo essay on what being a cadet there was like in...

Families Matter in Our Military. All Families.

West Point, the country’s oldest continuously-operated military post and home to the eldest of all American military academies, held two weddings last week. ...

Army v. Navy, Gangham Style

OK, West Point cadets – let’s admit it – the Annapolis middies have been wiping the gridiron with you in the annual Army-Navy football game every year since...

“Covert Combat Sex”

Laura Cannon a 2001 graduate of the US Military Academy who served in Iraq following the 2003 US invasion takes issue with the US military's General Order No 1...