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Topic - U.S. Military Academy
Two graduates of West Point are the first men to marry each other at the military academy.
Officials at West Point say baseball head coach Joe Sottolano has been fired for failing to meet the academy's standards of behavior.
Sottolano had been at West Point since 1992 and became head coach in 2000. He has a record of 391-286-5. The Black Knights have been Patriot League champions for the last two years.
Some of the U.S. weapons flowing to rebels in Syria are bound to fall into the hands of Islamic extremists, say analysts and a retired Army general just back from touring the country.
In a show of familial patriotism — and on the same week as America celebrates almost 240 years of freedom, this Independence Day — a trio of brothers started their cadet training at West Point.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told cadets at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on Saturday that they must stamp out the scourge of sexual assault in the military.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is scheduled to speak to about 1,000 graduates at West Point.
Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf with the no-nonsense nickname "Stormin' Norman" will be buried at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, next to his father, following a Thursday memorial service.
A West Point think tank has issued a paper warning America about "far right" groups such as the "anti-federalist" movement, which supports "civil activism, individual freedoms and self-government."
Western officials and analysts say U.S. and U.N. pressure is failing to persuade Pakistan to cut its ties to a terrorist network whose attacks coalition forces fear could complicate the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan.
Senior State Department, defense and intelligence officials were well aware that Benghazi and its surrounding area harbored al Qaeda-linked extremists long before the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in the eastern Libyan city.
A cadet quitting West Point less than six months before graduation said he could no longer be part of a culture that he claims promotes prayers and religious activities and disrespects nonreligious cadets.
Cadet Chapel, the landmark Gothic church that is a center for spiritual life at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, hosted its first same-sex wedding Saturday.
The Islamist militant group Boko Haram has conducted terrorist attacks in Nigeria that bring it closer to al Qaeda in northern Mali, making linkages between the groups more likely and more dangerous, according to a paper published by the Combating Terrorism Center.
The NFL and U.S. Army have teamed up on a long-term program to care for and prevent concussions and head trauma, as well as other health issues.