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Rappler
US to return century-old bell taken from La Union churchCOMING HOME. The bell that hung at a West Point chapel has been readied for its
US to return century-old bell taken from La Union church
Rappler / Posted 2 hours ago
COMING HOME. The bell that hung at a West Point chapel has been readied for its return to the Philippines. Photo from Stars and Stripes. MANILA, Philippines – A century-old bell taken by the Americans in 1901 has been readied for its return to a... Read more
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The Herald News
Revolutionary War hero Kosciuszko honored with wreath-laying at Fall River monumentArmy arrived and was defeated, the first American victory of the war.Kosciuszko
Revolutionary War hero Kosciuszko honored with wreath-laying at Fall River monument
The Herald News / Posted 4 hours ago
Army arrived and was defeated, the first American victory of the war.Kosciuszko by then had moved down the Hudson River to West Point, New York. The defenses he built there were so intimidating the British army called it quits and... Read more
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Brown University Athletics
Women’s Rugby Defeats Harvard, 36-0, for Third-Place Finish at Varsity 7’sWEST POINT, N.Y. – The Brown women's rugby team placed third in the inaugural V
Women’s Rugby Defeats Harvard, 36-0, for Third-Place Finish at Varsity 7’s
Brown University Athletics / Posted 6 hours ago
WEST POINT, N.Y. – The Brown women's rugby team placed third in the inaugural Varsity 7's Championship at Army on Saturday by blanking Harvard 36-0. In addition to the host team Army, AIC, Brown, Dartmouth, Harvard, Norwich, Navy and West Chester... Read more
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Denver Post
Book review: "No Dream is Too High: Life Lessons From a Man Who Walked on the Moon," by Buzz Aldrinon "Dancing With the Stars," and he writes that the rehearsals for that show "m
Book review: "No Dream is Too High: Life Lessons From a Man Who Walked on the Moon," by Buzz Aldrin
Denver Post / Posted 10 hours ago
on "Dancing With the Stars," and he writes that the rehearsals for that show "may even have been more strenuous than my West Point conditioning." At age 80, he "hitched a ride on a gigantic whale shark while scuba diving in the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Obama jokes meeting George in his pyjamas was a 'slap in the face'has received 270,000 FEWER votes in the election...EXCLUSIVE: Look out Lucifer!
Obama jokes meeting George in his pyjamas was a 'slap in the face'
Daily Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
has received 270,000 FEWER votes in the election...EXCLUSIVE: Look out Lucifer! Boehner plans to roast enemies...West Point military academy to have its first ever woman...Trump fanatic who threatened to assassinate Obama in... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Q&A: Candidates for WV Secretary of State Share ViewsWarner Q: Briefly list your background and explain what qualifications you hav
Q&A: Candidates for WV Secretary of State Share Views
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 17 hours ago
Warner Q: Briefly list your background and explain what qualifications you have for holding this office? A: I’m a West Point graduate, a retired Army officer, a father of four Military officers, a husband of 34 years and a sixth generation... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
PATENTS AWARDED26 Patent 9,320,228 B2. Soybean Cultivar 16333091. Issued to Jason Aaron Long
PATENTS AWARDED
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 18 hours ago
26 Patent 9,320,228 B2. Soybean Cultivar 16333091. Issued to Jason Aaron Long of Forrest City. Assigned to Mertec LLC of West Point, Iowa. Patent 9,322,227 B2. Radially Expandable Stabilizer. Issued to James A. Simpson of Mount Vernon; Ronald G.... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Burning To Provide Protection For West PointSan Andreas, CA – Next week the public may spot some smoke in the skies near We
Burning To Provide Protection For West Point
MyMotherLode.com / Posted yesterday
San Andreas, CA – Next week the public may spot some smoke in the skies near West Point on a stretch of Winton Road as Cal Fire ignites a fuel reduction burn in Calaveras County. The burn is part of the Winton-Schaads Vegetation Management Plan,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Salem residents, gas firm shift focus to recovery after pipeline explosiongrabbed the dogs, got in the truck and took off,” Gillis said. His wife, a spe
Salem residents, gas firm shift focus to recovery after pipeline explosion
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
grabbed the dogs, got in the truck and took off,” Gillis said. His wife, a special education teacher, was at work at West Point Elementary School in Hempfield when she got her husband's chilling phone call. “He ... said, ‘When you come home,... Read more
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Daily Mail
'Paralyzed bride' has cut ties with woman who pushed her into poolgrader sparks counterfeit investigation after she...'I don't give a f*** bro. M
'Paralyzed bride' has cut ties with woman who pushed her into pool
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
grader sparks counterfeit investigation after she...'I don't give a f*** bro. My dad's the owner': Shocking... West Point military academy to have its first ever woman... Share this article Discussing the issue with People ahead of an... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
New USFK chief takes command with pledge to be 'ready to fight today'we are always ready to fight tonight." Brooks, previously the commanding gener
New USFK chief takes command with pledge to be 'ready to fight today'
Yonhap News Agency / Posted yesterday
we are always ready to fight tonight." Brooks, previously the commanding general of the U.S. Army Pacific, graduated from West Point in 1980 and served with United States Forces Korea in the 1980s. "Carol and I are happy to return to Korea for... Read more
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Daily Mail
President Obama prepares for final White House Correspondents' Dinnerhas received 270,000 FEWER votes in the election...EXCLUSIVE: Look out Lucifer!
President Obama prepares for final White House Correspondents' Dinner
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
has received 270,000 FEWER votes in the election...EXCLUSIVE: Look out Lucifer! Boehner plans to roast enemies...West Point military academy to have its first ever woman... Trump fanatic who threatened to assassinate Obama in... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Woman nominated to be first female dean in West Point's 216-year historynomination requires confirmation by the Senate. "This is a historic time for o
Woman nominated to be first female dean in West Point's 216-year history
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
nomination requires confirmation by the Senate. "This is a historic time for our military and I'm excited for West Point to have its first woman has to hold this position," said Acting Secretary of the Army Patrick Murphy. If... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
2016 All-State Academic Honorable MentionUniversity, dietetics/nutrition Jefferson County North High School: Gabriel Or
2016 All-State Academic Honorable Mention
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
University, dietetics/nutrition Jefferson County North High School: Gabriel Orndorff, son Derek and Kristina Orndorff, West Point Academy or Kansas State University, mechanical engineering Junction City High School: Kathryn Westerhaus,... Read more
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Daily Press
Spring is the season for food and wine festivals in Hampton RoadsNews Foundation. Info: rotaryclubofnewportnews.com/shrimpfest-2016. Three Rive
Spring is the season for food and wine festivals in Hampton Roads
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
News Foundation. Info: rotaryclubofnewportnews.com/shrimpfest-2016. Three Rivers Wine Festival. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. May 21 at West Pointe Town Square, 8th and 9th Streets in West Point. Specialty food and Virginia wines. Proceeds go toward equipment... Read more
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The Hill
West Point could have first female deanADVERTISEMENT Col. Cindy Jebb, a West Point graduate who currently leads the s
West Point could have first female dean
The Hill / Posted yesterday
ADVERTISEMENT Col. Cindy Jebb, a West Point graduate who currently leads the school’s Department of Social Sciences was nominated by Obama and would need confirmation from the Senate. Jebb would become the dean of West Point’s Academic... Read more
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Raw Story
West Point academy set for first female dean in 200-year history after Obama nominationAcademy is poised to have its first woman dean in its 216-year history after Pr
West Point academy set for first female dean in 200-year history after Obama nomination
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
Academy is poised to have its first woman dean in its 216-year history after President Barack Obama nominated to the post a West Point graduate who currently leads the school’s Department of Social Sciences. Colonel Cindy Jebb, who holds a Ph.D. in... Read more
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Daily Mail
West Point military academy gets its first woman dean after 200 yearsWest Point military academy to have its first ever woman dean after more than 2
West Point military academy gets its first woman dean after 200 years
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
West Point military academy to have its first ever woman dean after more than 200 years of existence Barack Obama nominated Colonel Cindy Jebb as the academy's new dean Jebb, a 1982 West Point graduate, has a Master and a PhD in political science... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. West Point academy set for first woman dean in two century historyA graduate holds his bars and diploma during the commencement ceremony at the U
U.S. West Point academy set for first woman dean in two century history
Reuters / Posted yesterday
A graduate holds his bars and diploma during the commencement ceremony at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, May 28, 2014. The United States Military Academy is poised to have its first woman dean in its 216-year history... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
New academic dean named at USMASaturday, April 30, 2016 WEST POINT – President Obama nominated Col. Cindy J
New academic dean named at USMA
Mid-Hudson News / Posted yesterday
Saturday, April 30, 2016 WEST POINT – President Obama nominated Col. Cindy Jebb to be the next U.S. Military Academy Dean of the Academic Board making her the first woman to hold the position in West Point history.... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Forty years since women admitted to US Military Academy commemoratedSaturday, April 30, 2016 WEST POINT - “We’ve come a long way, but we haven’t c
Forty years since women admitted to US Military Academy commemorated
Mid-Hudson News / Posted yesterday
Saturday, April 30, 2016 WEST POINT - “We’ve come a long way, but we haven’t come far enough,” was the message from Ann Dunwoody, the first woman to earn the rank of four-star general in the US Army. The retired officer addressed the three-day... Read more
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Air Force Times
It was a historic week for military women. So what happens next?the arrival of the first female Army infantry officer, the first female combata
It was a historic week for military women. So what happens next?
Air Force Times / Posted yesterday
the arrival of the first female Army infantry officer, the first female combatant commander, and the first female dean of West Point. Kate Germano calls all of these historic firsts exciting — for now. “What we’re hoping for is that in the... Read more
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Philly.com
Construction of condos, single-family homes underway in S. Kensingtona 12-unit condo building in Northern Liberties and is currently building 20 hom
Construction of condos, single-family homes underway in S. Kensington
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
a 12-unit condo building in Northern Liberties and is currently building 20 homes on the 2400 block of Manton Street called West Point Estates, May said. It is working on approvals to build 28 additional homes on the 2500 block of Manton Street,... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
West Point on track for first female deanWEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) - West Point is on track to get its first female dean. T
West Point on track for first female dean
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 2 days ago
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) - West Point is on track to get its first female dean. The U.S. Military Academy says President Barack Obama has nominated Col. Cindy Jebb to be the academy's next dean of the academic board. She also has been nominated for... Read more
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TribLIVE
Spring plant sales have sprungand herbs will be from 8 p.m. to 1 p.m. May 7 at Evangelical Lutheran Church of
Spring plant sales have sprung
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
and herbs will be from 8 p.m. to 1 p.m. May 7 at Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 501 Fairfield Drive, West Point, Hempfield. Master gardeners will be on hand to answer gardening questions and help with plant selections. Shirley... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
40th anniversary of women at West Point celebratedFriday, April 29, 2016 WEST POINT -- The 40th anniversary of the admittance of
40th anniversary of women at West Point celebrated
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 2 days ago
Friday, April 29, 2016 WEST POINT -- The 40th anniversary of the admittance of women to West Point was celebrated at the US MIlitary Academy late this week with discussions, panels and netorking of women currently in the Corp of Cadets and those who... Read more
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Slate
Andrew Jackson Adopted an Indian Son. Does That Really Mean He Felt Compassion for Indians?he wanted “to exhibit” the 11-year-old to “Mr. Monroe & the Secretary of War” i
Andrew Jackson Adopted an Indian Son. Does That Really Mean He Felt Compassion for Indians?
Slate / Posted 2 days ago
he wanted “to exhibit” the 11-year-old to “Mr. Monroe & the Secretary of War” in hopes that they might allow him to enter West Point. But sometime between 1824 and 1828, he was apprenticed to a saddle-maker—a path much different from West Point.... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Mary Sanchez: Women should be required to register for a draftinfantry ranks. She’s one of three women who already completed the grueling tra
Mary Sanchez: Women should be required to register for a draft
Dallas Morning News / Posted 2 days ago
infantry ranks. She’s one of three women who already completed the grueling training. Brig. Gen. Diana M. Holland commands West Point. Women began flying combat missions in the mid-1990s. And the definition of a front-line soldier was blurred if... Read more
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The Manila Times
The world according to Trumpand overinvested abroad. “The nation that I’m most interested in building is ou
The world according to Trump
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
and overinvested abroad. “The nation that I’m most interested in building is our own,” declared Obama in his Dec. 2009 West Point address on Afghanistan. This is also the theme of Bernie Sanders. No great surprise. Left and right isolationism... Read more
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thebee
Soldier Who Beat Afghan 'Paedophile' Keeps Jobbe disciplined because they were not supposed to take the law into their own ha
Soldier Who Beat Afghan 'Paedophile' Keeps Job
thebee / Posted 2 days ago
be disciplined because they were not supposed to take the law into their own hands. But both Sgt Martland and Mr Quinn, a West Point graduate who has since left the Army, said local Afghan authorities had refused to investigate the alleged child... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
More area communities adopting smoking banswill be a smooth one. I look forward to the positive future of this institution
More area communities adopting smoking bans
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
will be a smooth one. I look forward to the positive future of this institution as it relates to health and wellness." West Point is the only one of the Golden Triangle's three main cities that lacks a smoking ordinance. Mayor Robbie Robinson... Read more
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SKY News
Soldier Who Beat Afghan 'Paedophile' Keeps Jobbe disciplined because they were not supposed to take the law into their own ha
Soldier Who Beat Afghan 'Paedophile' Keeps Job
SKY News / Posted 2 days ago
be disciplined because they were not supposed to take the law into their own hands. But both Sgt Martland and Mr Quinn, a West Point graduate who has since left the Army, said local Afghan authorities had refused to investigate the alleged child... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
First woman in US army qualifies to lead troops in battlewomen to graduate from Ranger School. A third soldier, Maj. Lisa Jaster, gradua
First woman in US army qualifies to lead troops in battle
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
women to graduate from Ranger School. A third soldier, Maj. Lisa Jaster, graduated two months later. Capt Griest, a 2011 West Point graduate who grew up in Connecticut, has since kept a low profile, shying away from media attention. She has... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Dozens pack board meeting to oppose potential reservoirsmeeting Thursday of the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District to underscore
Dozens pack board meeting to oppose potential reservoirs
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 2 days ago
meeting Thursday of the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District to underscore their stance. One of them. Ken Gentrup, of West Point, says most of them are farmers who want to protect their land and don't want the district to act on a study of... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
KEVIN TATE: All trails eventually lead to what we believesay everything worth knowing about the woods had already been figured out, but
KEVIN TATE: All trails eventually lead to what we believe
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 2 days ago
say everything worth knowing about the woods had already been figured out, but he certainly knew better than that. After all, he thought, you have to be careful what you believe. Kevin Tate is V.P. of Media Productions for Mossy Oak in West... Read more
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Paris Express
This weekend is all about motorcyclesof Darby’s Rangers in World War II. The updated exhibition includes Darby’s ear
This weekend is all about motorcycles
Paris Express / Posted 2 days ago
of Darby’s Rangers in World War II. The updated exhibition includes Darby’s early life in Fort Smith and education at West Point, his years as a soldier and the lasting legacy of the well-known founder of the modern Army Rangers. Admission to... Read more
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International Business Times
Kristen Griest makes history by becoming US Army's first female infantry officer Griest made history after she became the first woman ever to graduate from the
Kristen Griest makes history by becoming US Army's first female infantry officer
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
Griest made history after she became the first woman ever to graduate from the Maneuver Captain's Career Course. A 2011 West Point graduate, Griest along with Lt Shaye Haver became the first women to graduate from the Ranger School in 2015. As... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
If Donald Trump ran the world ...and overinvested abroad. "The nation that I'm most interested in building is ou
If Donald Trump ran the world ...
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
and overinvested abroad. "The nation that I'm most interested in building is our own," declared Obama in his December 2009 West Point address on Afghanistan. This is also the theme of Bernie Sanders. No great surprise. Left and right isolationism... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Army picks first female infantry officerin place officers before assigning new enlisted soldiers to operational units.
Army picks first female infantry officer
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 2 days ago
in place officers before assigning new enlisted soldiers to operational units. This includes accessing female leaders from West Point, Reserve Officer Training Corps and Officer Candidate School this summer as the class of 2016 graduates. On the... Read more
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New York Post
Meet the first female military officer up for a combat roleArmy Times said.U.S. Army First Lt. Shaye Haver (center) and Capt. Kristen Grie
Meet the first female military officer up for a combat role
New York Post / Posted 2 days ago
Army Times said.U.S. Army First Lt. Shaye Haver (center) and Capt. Kristen Griest (right) pose for photos with other female West Point alumni after an Army Ranger school graduation ceremony in Ft. Benning, Ga.Photo: AP Griest graduated from the... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Army picks first female infantry officerin place officers before assigning new enlisted soldiers to operational units.
Army picks first female infantry officer
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 2 days ago
in place officers before assigning new enlisted soldiers to operational units. This includes accessing female leaders from West Point, Reserve Officer Training Corps and Officer Candidate School this summer as the class of 2016 graduates. On the... Read more
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Orange County Register
The world according to Trumpand overinvested abroad. “The nation that I’m most interested in building is ou
The world according to Trump
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
and overinvested abroad. “The nation that I’m most interested in building is our own,” declared Obama in his December 2009 West Point address on Afghanistan. This is also the theme of Bernie Sanders. No great surprise. Left and right isolationism... Read more
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FOX News
Army retains decorated Green Beret it planned to kick out over confronting Afghan child rapistnot the only ones who supported Martland's case. One famous Hollywood actor al
Army retains decorated Green Beret it planned to kick out over confronting Afghan child rapist
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
not the only ones who supported Martland's case. One famous Hollywood actor also weighed in. Quinn is a 2003 graduate of West Point. Martland grew up south of Boston, in Milton, Mass. An all-state football player in high school, he set his... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
New head of U.S. forces in S. Korea to take command on SaturdayScaparrotti, according to the USFK. Brooks, currently the commanding general o
New head of U.S. forces in S. Korea to take command on Saturday
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 2 days ago
Scaparrotti, according to the USFK. Brooks, currently the commanding general of the U.S. Army Pacific, graduated from West Point in 1980 and served with United States Forces Korea in the 1980s. Outgoing commander Scaparrotti will assume his... Read more
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Daily Herald
Solar power could mean money in the bankthe mortgage, relieving new homebuyers of the burden of making that energy inve
Solar power could mean money in the bank
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
the mortgage, relieving new homebuyers of the burden of making that energy investment later. After one recent homebuyer at West Point Gardens in Elgin chose to install solar panels on the roof of her new home, Pat Curran, president of... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Service ScheduleHomes. Burial in Spring Hill Cemetery. Visitation 3-7 p.m. today. David E. Fra
Service Schedule
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 2 days ago
Homes. Burial in Spring Hill Cemetery. Visitation 3-7 p.m. today. David E. Frantz - 2 p.m. Saturday memorial service at West Point Church of Nazarene. Elmer P. Peters - 11 a.m. Monday at Nixon Funeral Home. Burial in Shadow Lawn Memory Gardens.... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Charles Krauthammer: The world according to Trumpand overinvested abroad. “The nation that I’m most interested in building is ou
Charles Krauthammer: The world according to Trump
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
and overinvested abroad. “The nation that I’m most interested in building is our own,” declared Obama in his December 2009 West Point address on Afghanistan. This is also the theme of Bernie Sanders. No great surprise. Left and right isolationism... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Fast track to U.S. citizenship clears way for potential West Point appointmentZachary Yearwood had everything he needed to be appointed to a 4-year term at t
Fast track to U.S. citizenship clears way for potential West Point appointment
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 3 days ago
Zachary Yearwood had everything he needed to be appointed to a 4-year term at the United States Military Academy at West Point — almost. What the 17-year-old St. Johns County student didn’t have was U.S. citizenship for his Barbados-born mother, and... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Charles Krauthammer: The world according to Trumpand overinvested abroad. “The nation that I’m most interested in building is ou
Charles Krauthammer: The world according to Trump
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 3 days ago
and overinvested abroad. “The nation that I’m most interested in building is our own,” declared Obama in his December 2009 West Point address on Afghanistan. This is also the theme of Bernie Sanders. No great surprise. Left and right isolationism... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Army picks first female infantry officerin place officers before assigning new enlisted soldiers to operational units.
Army picks first female infantry officer
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 3 days ago
in place officers before assigning new enlisted soldiers to operational units. This includes accessing female leaders from West Point, Reserve Officer Training Corps and Officer Candidate School this summer as the class of 2016 graduates. On the... Read more
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