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Expelled Coast Guard cadet sues over policy banning parents

Dec. 08, 2021 17:32 PM EST

A former cadet who was expelled from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy after becoming a father filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday challenging the school's policy that prohibits students from being parents. Isaak Olson was two months from graduating from the academy in 2014 with a degree in...

Meticulous restoration underway at Air Force Academy chapel

Dec. 04, 2021 14:15 PM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The Air Force Academy chapel is one of the most distinctive pieces of architecture in Colorado. But few people have caught a glimpse of it for more than a year. That’s because the entire building is undergoing an exhaustive restoration...

‘We just feel it’: Racism plagues US military academies

Dec. 03, 2021 00:39 AM EST

Eight years after he graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Geoffrey Easterling remains astonished by the Confederate history still memorialized on the storied academy’s campus – the six-foot-tall painting of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in the library, the barracks...

Army-Navy at Meadowlands, with 20th anniversary of 9/11

Dec. 01, 2021 20:14 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — As coaches and players from Army and Navy walked into MetLife Stadium on Wednesday, the backdrop was the skyline of New York City. One of college football's biggest rivalries will return to the Meadowlands for the first time since 2002 when...

Got the wrong goat: West Point cadets try to nab Navy mascot

Nov. 23, 2021 17:29 PM EST

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — West Point cadets attempting to nab the U.S. Naval Academy's mascot ahead of the annual Army-Navy football game ended up grabbing a different goat, according to a report. U.S. Military Academy cadets traveled this weekend to a farm near...

Fox Sports heads to Naval Academy for military salute

Nov. 05, 2021 11:41 AM EDT

Fox Sports could have had one of the more intriguing games of the week with Green Bay visiting Kansas City — until Aaron Rodgers went into the NFL's COVID-19 protocol, ending a potential shootout with Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes. Fox is taking its pregame show on...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Nov. 03, 2021 11:53 AM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Oct. 28 The (Johannesburg, South Africa) Mail & Gazette on climate denial within political parties: Local government is on the front line of the climate crisis. ...