Latest U.S. Military Academy News

Review: 'Team America' plumbs enduring impact of 4 generals

May. 16, 2022 13:51 PM EDT

“Team America: Patton, MacArthur, Marshall, Eisenhower, and the World They Forged” by Robert L. O’Connell (Harper) Insightful and informative, military historian Robert L. O’Connell’s latest book carries a title that might evoke in today’s readers a group of superheroes...

4 Air Force cadets may not graduate due to vaccine refusal

May. 14, 2022 08:47 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four cadets at the Air Force Academy may not graduate or be commissioned as military officers this month because they have refused the COVID-19 vaccine, and they may be required to pay back thousands of dollars in tuition costs, according to Air Force officials. ...

Florida groups canvass spring breakers to warn of fentanyl

Apr. 09, 2022 10:33 AM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — In the days after a group of West Point cadets on spring break were sickened by fentanyl-laced cocaine at a South Florida house party, community activists sprang into action. They blitzed beaches, warned spring breakers of a surge in recreational drugs...

Arrest in fentanyl overdoses of West Point cadets in Florida

Mar. 12, 2022 12:48 PM EST

WILTON MANORS, Fla. (AP) — Police have made an arrest in connection with fentanyl overdoses that involved five cadets of the U.S. Military Academy at a Florida vacation home during spring break. The Wilton Manors Police Department said six men and a woman overdosed on...

Official: Army football player hospitalized after 6 overdose

Mar. 11, 2022 17:36 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Military Academy and fire-rescue officials said Friday that at least two of the school's cadets, including a football player, were involved in a situation in which six people overdosed on fentanyl-laced cocaine at a Florida vacation home during Spring Break....