Latest U.S. Military Academy News

Fort Stewart general welcomes new top adviser to Georgia

Sep. 26, 2020 12:41 PM EDT

FORT STEWART, Ga. (AP) — The top general of Georgia’s largest Army post has a new senior adviser. Soldiers from the Army’s 3rd Infantry Division held a ceremony to welcome Command Sgt. Maj. Quentin Fenderson to Fort Stewart southwest of Savannah, WSAV-TV reported. He holds the Army’s...

A social distancing sign is seen on the floor as a midshipman walks to class at Luce Hall at the U.S. Naval Academy, Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, in Annapolis, Md. Under the siege of the coronavirus pandemic, classes have begun at the Naval Academy, the Air Force Academy and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. But unlike at many colleges around the country, most students are on campus and many will attend classes in person. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

At military academies, COVID-19 is the enemy to be defeated

Sep. 1, 2020 12:13 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — As eight Navy midshipmen file into their economics class, instructor Kurtis Swope points to the antibacterial wipes on the desk. “Did you grab wipes?” he asks, then tells each one to take two, wipe down the desk when they arrive and again when they leave. “That...