West Point

Air Force Academy Falcon Injured in Prank at West Point

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — An Air Force falcon injured at West Point during a prank Saturday before the annual rivalry football game between the service academies is back home and showing signs of improvement.

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‘Communism Will Win’ Soldier Discharged from Army

Spenser Rapone — the Army soldier who became notorious after a picture of him in his West Point uniform holding a “Communism Will Win” sign circulated the web — was discharged from the Army this month, according to social media postings.

‘Communism Will Win’ Soldier Discharged from Army: Ex-Ranger

Tancredo: Duty, Honor, Communism at West Point – Should We Be Surprised?

A recent graduate of West Point, 2nd Lt. Spenser Rapone, is a proud, self-proclaimed Marxist and communist. He celebrated his May 2016 West Point graduation by wearing a Che Guevara T-shirt under his uniform and tweeting a photo of that attire and a sign inside his military head cover, “Communism will win!”


Pentagon: No, Mattis Was Not Rebuking Trump in ‘Impromptu’ Remarks

Pentagon officials say Defense Secretary Jim Mattis was not rebuking President Trump when he told troops last week during a visit to the Middle East to “hold the line,” but was referring to the need for civility in the U.S. — something he’s done multiple times in the past.

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Exclusive — ‘First Day of Trump’s Presidency’: President-Elect Highlights Sacrifice of America’s Armed Forces at Army-Navy Game

“Donald Trump not only understood the significance of the Army-Navy game and all it stands for in America, but he understands those visual images of him standing with the men and women of the armed services are seen across the world by our friends and enemies alike,” a senior adviser to the president-elect’s campaign tells Breitbart News.


West Point Cadets Investigated for ‘Black Lives Matter’ Salute

A controversial photo of female African-American cadets at West Point raising their fists in what appears to be a “black power” salute has prompted an investigation by school officials, as it may have violated the military’s policy against political expression.

Supporters of the West Point cadets say they were simply celebrating their forthcoming graduation as a shared accomplishment, like a sports team raising helmets after a win. Photograph: AP

Carson: All the Media Pile on Is ‘Actually Going to Help Me’

Friday at a press conference, Dr. Ben Carson, a candidate for the 2016 Republican nomination addressed a Politico story that suggested he fabricated parts of his personal story in his autobiography “Gifted Hands” regarding a claim he received a scholarship offer to the