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10 years after ‘don’t ask, don’t tell,’ cadets see progress

Sep. 25, 2021 08:26 AM EDT

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — Kelli Normoyle was nervous as she arrived at the Coast Guard Academy campus in Connecticut in 2008. She had come out as a lesbian to a few friends near the end of high school, but she faced a military environment where “don’t ask, don’t tell” was still the...

Vignettes: Service academy athletes recall Sept. 11

Sep. 09, 2021 15:54 PM EDT

That September day 20 years ago struck an emotional chord, still does for Chad Jenkins, then a senior quarterback at Army. “It was utter shock,” Jenkins said. “I remember also having a feeling of adrenaline pumping through the veins trying to recognize the magnitude...

'Life just changed': Academy players, ex-coach recall 9/11

Sep. 09, 2021 15:52 PM EDT

On a clear day, the New York skyline is visible from the top of Army’s Michie Stadium at West Point. So after the second plane hit the World Trade Center, former Black Knights coach Todd Berry ran to the top. Some of his staff members, too. To...

Naval Academy expels 18 after online exam cheating probe

Aug. 20, 2021 12:32 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The U.S. Naval Academy has expelled 18 midshipmen and sanctioned 82 more after an investigation into cheating on an online physics exam in December, officials announced Friday. When 653 midshipmen took the final exam for General Physics I through...