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Albright to Receive West Point Award for Service

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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 citizens whose service to the nation illustrates the academy's motto of "Duty, Honor, Country." The academy's announcement of the award, named for former West Point Superintendent Col. Sylvanus ... more

Report: West Point Football Team Recruited Athletes with Booze, Women

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The Army football team wooed recruits this year with an alcohol-fueled party, a dinner date with female cadets, cash from boosters and VIP treatment on a party bus complete with cheerleaders and a police escort, documents obtained by The Gazette show. The U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., which acknowledged the misconduct to The Gazett... more

The Long Gray Line Chefs: West Point Goes Culinary

HYDE PARK, N.Y. - West Point Cadet Christer Horstman was on a mission - to cut pork chops. He and nine other U.S. Military Academy cadets crossed the Hudson River this week to pair with Culinary Institute of America students for a day under a novel exchange program. The future chefs and Army officers found common ground by cooking a dinner for ... more

Army Baseball Coach Fired Over Behavior

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WEST POINT, N.Y. -- Army baseball head coach Joe Sottolano was fired Tuesday for failing to meet the academy's standards of behavior, West Point officials said. "Due to behavior that does not meet the standards of what we demand of our senior leaders and role models at West Point, we have relieved Joe Sottolano of his duties as head baseball co... more

Lt. Gen. Berry, West Point Chief in '70s, Dies

WEST POINT, N.Y. - Retired Army Lt. Gen. Sidney Berry, a highly decorated combat veteran of the Vietnam and Korean wars who led the U.S. Military Academy when women were first admitted to West Point, has died. He was 87. Berry's daughter, Nan Berry Davenport of Wetmore, Colo., says he died of complications from Parkinson's disease on July 1 at ... more

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