West Point Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. West Point launches inquiry into cadets' fists-raised photoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    This undated image taken from Twitter shows 16 black, female cadets in uniform with their fists raised while posing for a photograph at the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. The U.S. Military Academy has launched an inquiry into the photo. The image has spurred questions about whether the gesture violates military restrictions on political activity.

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  2. Military Academy: No punitive action for 16 black West Point cadets...Read the original story

    May 6, 2016 | Northern Michigan News

    ... medication, according to contents of a search warrant that were revealed Tues... NEW YORK (AP) - Sixteen black West Point cadets who posed with raised fists for a pre-graduation picture that sparked debates on race and proper behavior in uniform ...

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  3. West Point photo sparks battle over Black Lives MatterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    This undated image obtained from Twitter on Saturday, May 7, 2016 shows 16 black, female cadets in uniform with their fists raised while posing for a photograph at the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. This undated image obtained from Twitter on Saturday, May 7, 2016 shows 16 black, female cadets in uniform with their fists raised while posing for a photograph at the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. The U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., is investigating whether a group of black female cadets violated any rules by raising their fists in an informal group photo. I hope their commanders will be lenient.

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  4. West Point cadets have free-speech rights, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    This undated image obtained from Twitter on Saturday, May 7, 2016 shows 16 black, female cadets in uniform with their fists raised while posing for a photograph at the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. The U.S. Military Academy has launched an inquiry into the image that has spurred questions about whether the gesture violates military restrictions on political activity. There are 16 women in the West Point photo.

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  5. Today is the day Emory Upton of Genesee County made history 152 years agoRead the original story

    May 10, 2016 | The Batavian

    "I will carry those works" were the words spoken on May 10th, 1864 by a 24-year-old West Point graduate from West Batavia. He was about to become the third youngest Union Brigadier General during the War of the Rebellion.

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  6. What's the big deal with West Point cadets posing with raised fists?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Christian Science Monitor

    A photo of 16 black female cadets at the US Military Academy raising their fists has sparked a debate over whether the gesture is a symbol of unity or a political act. The US Military Academy has launched an inquiry into this photo of 16 black, female cadets posing in uniform with their fists raised at United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. Is a raised fist a sign of exuberance - akin to tossing a graduation cap - or is it a political act? That question has become central in a debate over an image circulated online showing 16 black female cadets from the US Military Academy at West Point in uniform with their fists raised.

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  7. Raised-fist photo from West Point sparks inquiryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    It's a time-honored tradition at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York -- graduating seniors in small groups don their ceremonial high-collared uniforms and pose for a photo in front of historic Nininger Hall. So when a photo of 16 female, African-American cadets making the gesture was posted online last month, it raised eyebrows at the elite training academy, which produces many of the nation's future military leaders.

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  8. Don't punish West Point cadets for raising their fists in prideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | The Washington Post

    An undated image from Twitter shows 16 black, female cadets in uniform with their fists raised while posing for a photograph at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. THE 16 young women, West Point cadets, had reason to be proud. They had just completed four years of arduous intellectual and physical education at the U.S. Military Academy , a program that few are qualified to enter, let alone complete.

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  9. Photo of black West Point cadets raising their fists prompts investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... said the picture displayed something else entirely. “It was a sign of unity,” Mary Tobin, a 2003 West Point graduate, told The Associated Press. “They weren't trying to imply any allegiance to any movement.” Lt. Col. ...

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  10. William Stokes McDanielRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | Griffin Daily News

    ... of Phi Delta Theta Fraternity and was waiting to fulfill his appointment to the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York. He graduated in 1959 and commissioned into the U.S. Air Force, where he served in Great Britain and France. He ...

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  11. Rep. Gibson Will Not Run for New York Governor in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | Your News Now

    ... Gibson said he has always wanted to teach and write and previously taught at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and served as a military fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution. He is the author of "Securing the State," a book on ...

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  12. PHOTOS: Army football youth clinic Updated May 2, 2016 atRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | Times Herald-Record

    Army Football players held a youth clinic in Michie Stadium at the United States Military Academy at West Point on Saturday, April 30, 2016.

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  13. Bliss wounded soldiers ready for Warrior GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... who will be representing Fort Bliss as part of the Army's 45-person team at the Warrior Games on June 15-21 at West Point, N.Y. The Warrior Games are an Olympic Games-style event for wounded, injured and ill service members and veterans from all ...

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  14. West Point academy set for first female dean in 200-year history after Obama nominationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | The Raw Story

    A graduate holds his bars and diploma during the commencement ceremony at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, on May 28, 2014. The United States Military Academy is poised to have its first woman dean in its 216-year history after President Barack Obama nominated to the post a West Point graduate who currently leads the school's Department of Social Sciences.

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  15. Men's Lacrosse Championship Weekend PreviewThe top...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Patriot League

    ... - Record as #3: 2-4 Semifinals - Friday, April 29 - Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium - Annapolis, Md. #4 Army West Point Black Knights (9-5, 3-5-3 PL) at #1 Navy Midshipme (10-3, 7-1 PL), 4:30 p.m. 2016: Navy 11, Army West Point 10 (OT) (West ...

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  16. The World According to Trumpby Charles KrauthammerForeign policy does ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | National Review Online

    ... abroad. "The nation that I'm most interested in building is our own," declared Obama in his December 2009 West Point address on Afghanistan. This is also the theme of Bernie Sanders. No great surprise. Left and right isolationism have found common ...

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  17. Army's 1st female infantry officer is Ranger School graduateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | HeraldNet

    ... the Army as a military police officer after earning her commission in 2011 at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York. A former high school cross-country runner, she was one of 19 women who attempted Ranger School last year beginning in ...

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  18. Baseball Drops 11th HVBC 8-3 vs. Army West PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Marist Red Foxes

    POUGHKEEPSIE, New York The Red Foxes dropped the 11th Annual Hudson Valley Baseball Classic by a final score of 8-3 to the Army West Point Black Knights on Wednesday night at Dutchess Stadium . With the loss, Marist falls to 18-19 while Army improves to 15-28 .

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  19. Huntington Beach woman who must choose between Army or WNBA takes her shot at basketball dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | The Wave

    The tournament's most valuable player, Army's Kelsey Minato, takes a foul shot during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Patriot League Championship against Holy Cross at Christi Arena, March 15, 2014, at West Point, N.Y. Army won 68-58. Army's Kelsey Minato, center, runs during practice at the NCAA women's college basketball tournament in College Park, Md.

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  20. Global War on Terrorism Veterans Memorial to be dedicatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | Times Herald-Record

    ... his second deployment to Afghanistan. He and Celeste had met as cadets at the United States Military Academy at West Point. Andrew graduated in 2006, Celeste in 2007. They were together for eight years. On April 30 at noon, a monument to all ...

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