West Point

Despite everything, America is beautiful — especially at West Point

A day among the country’s brightest and best has restored my faith in the Home of the Depraved<p>What is left to say after the church shooting in the Home of the Depraved? Those killed in Texas included a toddler, several children and eight members of one family at prayer. It is almost too hard to …

Robert E. Lee

Lies We Tell Ourselves

<i>Life, to be sure, is nothing much to lose,<br>But young men think it is, and we were young.</i><br>— A. E. Housman, 1859-1936<p>Seven of my soldiers are dead. Two …

Liberal View

City of West Point found in violation of Open Records Act

The City of West Point vio­lated the Kentucky Open Rec­ords Act by failing to respond to a request for records, including questions about water and …

U.S. Attorney General

5 Lessons I Learned With the Best Leader in America

What I learned teaching leadership with a four-star general at West Point.<p>Who is America's greatest leader?<p>Longtime readers of my column will remember Six Lessons I Learned at Lunch With the Best Leader in America, where I called Frances Hesselbein the nation's best leader.<p>It wasn't just my …

Leadership

Army holds off Duke 21-16, finishes unbeaten at home

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Chalk up another milestone for Army coach Jeff Monken.<p>Ahmad Bradshaw scored on an 18-yard run, Javhari Bourdeau returned a blocked punt for another touchdown, and Army beat mistake-prone Duke 21-16 on Saturday to finish the season unbeaten in six games at Michie Stadium.<p>It's …

Sports

Johnson & Johnson CEO reveals the leadership lessons he learned at West Point

Johnson & Johnson Chairman and CEO Alex Gorsky says being a successful leader all comes down to the valuable lessons he learned as a cadet at the …

Leadership

West Point Glee Club stages Veterans Day flash mob at Chicago airport

Cadets in the West Point Glee Club staged a flash mob at O'Hare International Airport ahead of Veterans Day.<p>The USO of Illinois organized the …

Veterans Day

Nevada sets school record in victory at West Point

<b>West Point, N.Y. –</b> The University of Nevada rifle team set one school mark and tied another winning a triangular match with No. 11 Army and MIT today …

#TGW: Diamond and Pearls

<b>Nov. 9, 2017</b><p><b>By Jon Cooper | The Good Word</b><p>Captain Joshua Kopsie has never thought twice about putting his life on the line for the greater good.<p>That's …

Georgia Tech

Teenager in critical condition after stabbing at Blacktown shopping centre

A teenager is in a critical condition after being stabbed in the chest outside a shopping centre in Sydney's west on Thursday afternoon.<p>Witnesses …

Crime

Teen stabbed outside Westpoint Shopping Centre, Blacktown Yahoo7 News

One 17-year-old is critical and another is under arrest after a stabbing in front of terrified witnesses at a shopping centre in Sydney's west.<p>One …

Crime

Army, McDermott Agree to Part Ways

<b>WEST POINT, N.Y. –</b> Army West Point Athletics and head women's soccer coachMarcia McDermottmutually parted ways on Monday. <br>"I'd like to thank Marcia …

Women's Soccer

At West Point, All Cadets Learn to Take a Punch

WEST POINT, N.Y.—On the grass fields at the U.S. Military Academy, cadets with rifles crawl across the turf while instructors bark orders.<p>Inside a sweaty gym here, a plebe, or first-year cadet, is working on her left hook.<p>All 4,000-plus cadets at West Point are held to strict academic standards and …

News (U.S.)

'Chills up your spine': Are old lighthouse keepers haunting West Point?

'There have been some unusual things that have happened there, for sure'<p>Carol Livingstone has had her share of spine-chilling experiences at P.E.I.'s …

Duty, honor, atrocity

George W. Bush receives a character award at West Point. What do we make of this?<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>In George W. Bush’s home state of Texas, if you are an ordinary citizen found guilty of capital murder, the mandatory sentence is either life in prison or the death …

U.S. Politics

Johnson Chesnut Whittaker: One of the First Black Men Appointed to Westpoint

Johnson Chesnut Whittaker was one of the first black men to win an appointment to the United States Military Academy at Westpoint. While attending …

Time Change for Holy Cross Game Sunday

<b>WEST POINT, N.Y. -</b> The Army West Point men's soccer team's game against Holy Cross this Sunday at Malek Stadium has been moved to 2 p.m. due to the …

Patriot League

Report: West Point, Miss. Police Dept. under investigation

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>Columbus Police Officer Keith Dowd's body camera footage from a traffic stop Aug. 18 at the intersection of Airline Road and …

Policing

Teaching Revisionist History at West Point

In George W. Bush’s home state of Texas, if you are an ordinary citizen found guilty of capital murder, the mandatory sentence is either life in …

Liberal View

In George W. Bush’s home state of Texas, if you are an ordinary citizen found guilty of capital murder, the mandatory sentence is either life in prison or the death penalty...

Born with the proverbial silver spoon in his mouth, a former businessman who had helped run companies into the ground, he was widely considered …

Liberal View

Why West Point’s Lauding of George W. Bush Is a Disgrace

Erik EdstromHis lies to push the Iraq War forward violate the academy’s own honor code. Why honor that?The post Why West Point’s Lauding of George W. …

Liberal View

In Liberian slum, residents demand change from next president

MONROVIA (Reuters) - Crammed into tumble-down shacks on a sandspit that the Atlantic Ocean is steadily devouring, the residents of Liberia’s most notorious slum have one common desire: an end to their daily struggle with dire poverty.<p>Boats are seen at the beach in the township of West Point, in …

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Merck cuts 1,800 sales jobs nationwide, will add 960

Merck is eliminating 1,800 sales jobs nationwide, but then adding 960 positions to a new chronic-care sales force, the company said. “It’s a net …

Philadelphia

Calling All SEC Fans! Find Out How You Can Get Free Chick-fil-A

The Auburn-Georgia game is getting a tasty twist for its 125th anniversary this year. To celebrate one of the South’s oldest college football rivalry …

Country Lifestyle

Bowl Tickets On Sale Now

<b>BUY TICKETS | BOWL INFORMATION | DONATE TO ARMY A CLUB</b><p><b>WEST POINT, N.Y. - T</b>he Army West Point football team has accepted a bid to the Armed Forces …

Airlines

General Rides Motorcycle Onto Field Before Game, Followed By American Flag & West Point Players

As players from NFL teams across the country kneel in protest during the playing of the national anthem, one football team is getting its pregame …

Conservative View

COSTLY COMMIE: You Won't Believe How Much West Point's Radical Marxist Cadet Cost Taxpayers

American taxpayers spent nearly a quarter of a million dollars paying for radical Marxist Spenser Rapone to receive a world-class education and …

Mike Pence

Heroes didn't come any larger than Don Holleder: 50th anniversary of death in Vietnam

Fifty years ago, Aquinas and West Point football legend Don Holleder was killed in action in Vietnam. Friends, loved ones recall his fighting spirit.

Arlington National Cemetery

West Point Superintendent Released Statement to Address Communist Graduate Scandal

After U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Spencer Rapone made headlines last month for posting pictures of his West Point graduation day — which showed him advocating …

Education

George W. Bush to Be Honored At West Point

West Point, N.Y. (AP) -- Former President George W. Bush will be honored with an award at West Point.<p>The U.S. Military Academy's Association of …

Business