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  1. Former Special Forces soldier, once lauded as a hero, faces murder chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Stars and Stripes

    A former Special Forces soldier once lauded as a hero of the Afghanistan war was notified Thursday that he faces a charge of premeditated murder in connection with the 2010 killing of a suspected Taliban bombmaker, according to the veteran's attorney and an Army spokesman. A forthcoming Article 32 hearing will assess the evidence against former Army Maj.


  2. Army rushing attack keeps rolling along, despite graduations from last seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Stars and Stripes

    Army quarterback Kelvin Hopkins Jr., under pressure, looks to wide receiver Kjetil Cline in the second quarter against Air Force at Michie Stadium in West Point, N.Y., Nov. 3, 2018. Hopkins is the team's second-leading rusher with 783 yards, averaging 4.4 per carry, and has scored 10 touchdowns.


  3. After sweep of Army, Air Force hockey looks to build on progress against BentleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    A fellow service academy can't be relied upon to boost Air Force's confidence, but that's exactly what happened for the Falcons' hockey team last weekend. The visitors never trailed in back-to-back 4-2 wins in West Point, N.Y. Previously, overly reliant on their seniors for scoring - with 17 of 26 points before the Army series, scoring well more than every other class combined - the Falcons' junior class stepped up in a big way last weekend.


  4. West Point apologizes for falcon's injuries; Air Force Academy mascot expected to fully recoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    Air Force Academy falconer Josh Johnson stands with falcon Aurora, the academy's official mascot, at the end of a game against Rice on Sept. 28, 1996, at the Air Force Academy near Colorado Springs, Colo.


  5. Cadets wrap up 'Beast Barracks' training with 12-mile West Point marchRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    WEST POINT, N.Y. - On July 2, 1,210 young men and women showed up at West Point, hoping to become members of the Class of 2022. On Monday, 1,192 of them took part in the 12-mile march back from Camp Buckner on the west end of West Point, following the conclusion of their first basic training.


  6. Field testing for new Army physical fitness test to begin later this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    Soldiers from across the Army could see the new physical fitness test as soon as this year as the force prepares for field testing with approximately 60 battalions this fall. The field testing is the next step before the Army Combat Fitness Test replaces the Army Physical Fitness Test as the Army's test of record in October 2020.


  7. Dunford urges West Point graduates to embrace changeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff urged graduating cadets at the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday to "embrace the constant changes" facing the military as the best route to success. Gen. Joseph Dunford, the nation's highest-ranking military officer, said armies that are slow to adapt to changes often find themselves on the wrong side of history.


  8. Where's Capt. Molly? Search on for Revolutionary War hero's graveRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    This 1926 photo shows a casket that was exhumed by the Daughters of the American Revolution on the estate of banker J.P. Morgan in Highland Falls, N.Y., with two women who were DAR researchers, right, and two Army officers, left, to serve as pallbearers. The casket, which was reburied at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, was thought to contain the remains of Revolutionary War hero Margaret "Captain Molly" Corbin, who stepped in to fire a cannon after her husband was killed in battle, but high-tech tests on the exhumed remains show they belonged to an unidentified male.


  9. 173rd Airborne Brigade likely to receive its first female infantry officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    The 173rd Airborne Brigade, one of the Army's most deployed and decorated units, is expected to soon welcome its first female infantry officer. Taylor England, the top-rated infantry cadet at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, chose Italy and the 173rd as her first duty assignment, according to an Army News Service story.


  10. JROTC members killed in school shooting receive Medal of HeroismRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    The U.S. military is awarding medals to three Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps cadets who were killed in last week's high school shooting. The students - Peter Wang, 15, and Alaina Petty and Martin Duque, both 14 - were members of the JROTC program at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where the shooting occurred Feb. 14. Police said 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz - a former JROTC member at the school - opened fire inside the school with an assault-style rifle, killing 17 people.


  11. 'American Dream' photo of West Point grad from Haiti goes viralRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    As 2nd Lt. Alix Schoelcher Idrache stood at attention during the commencement ceremony at West Point, New York, on Saturday, he was overcome with emotion.


  12. Army ends successful season under Monken with bowl winRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    In this Dec. 13, 2014, file photo, Army head coach Jeff Monken, left, embraces running back Larry Dixon after losing 17-10 to Navy in an NCAA college football game, in Baltimore. Monken's second season at Army in 2015 ended with 10 losses and a record 14th straight defeat to Navy.


  13. Not Capt. Molly: 1776 war hero not in her West Point graveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Remains believed to be of a Revolutionary War hero buried at West Point don't belong to a woman known as Captain Molly after all but to an unknown man. The U.S. Military Academy said Tuesday the discovery stems from a study of skeletal remains conducted after Margaret Corbin's grave was accidentally disturbed last year by excavators building a retaining wall by her monument in the West Point Cemetery.


  14. Triple option helps level playing field at service academiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    "About every play," the retired coach said. "The only difference is it happened to be a pitch behind the line of scrimmage."


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