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NYS Senator Gillibrand Announces Partnership Between West Point and Fredonia High-Tech Start-Up

Washington, D.C – U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced that Silicon Wolves Computing Society LLC., a high-tech start-up based in Dunkirk, New York, teamed up with West Point to host an intern this summer. While touring the SUNY Fredonia Technology Incubator last year, Senator Gillibrand m Full story

West Point gets a new commander in Gen. Caslen

Lt. Gen. Robert Caslen Jr. has taken the top command position at West Point during a ceremony on the campus overlooking the Hudson River. Full story

Man, 60, killed in West Point crash

A 60-year-old Omaha man is dead after crashing head-on into oncoming traffic in Cuming County on Saturday. Full story

Hyundai US CEO: We can't build cars fast enough

Hyundai Motor Co.'s factories have reached their maximum capacity to build cars, and that's costing the company sales in a growing U.S. market, its American CEO said Friday. Full story

West Point death investigated as homicide

Calaveras County sheriff’s deputies are looking for a 31-year-old man in connection with a homicide in West Point. Full story

Civilians on unpaid leave in Pentagon austerity move

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Civilian defense workers across the United States began taking unpaid leave on Monday in a Pentagon-imposed austerity move expected to save $1.8 billion through September 30 by effectively cutting the pay of about 650,000 workers by nearly 20 percent. Full story

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Band of Brothers: 3 Texas siblings at West Point

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Sexual assault is a 'scourge' on U.S. military, Hagel says

Utah boy, 15, arrested on suspicion of killing younger brothers

Does the culture in the military need to change?

Army sergeant accused of videotaping female cadets

Army sergeant accused of videotaping female cadets in shower

Traditions threatened by cuts, military academies brace for impact

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  Three brothers begin training at West Point

Three Texas brothers – 18-year-old twins and a 19 year old -- have entered West Point together and are on track to become second lieutenants in 2017. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

  Defense Department plans integration of women in combat

Plans have begun to integrate women into more strenuous roles in the military, allowing women to transition into Navy SEAL training by 2016. The Cycle hosts spin on the story and what ramifications this brings about within the military.

  Hagel tells West Point grads: 'You must be the leaders who stop' sexual assault trend

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel told West Point graduates that they must be "the next generation of leaders who stop" the frightening trend of sexual assaults in the military. Reporter Karisa King discusses.

  Dream Act only way for undocumented teens to serve

Abigail Nava is a standout cadet leader at Chicago’s Phoenix Military Academy, but as she’s an undocumented student, her dream of attending West Point is just out of reach, for now. NBC’s Miguel Alvear reports.

  Hagel: Sexual assault in military ‘profound betrayal’

Karley Marquet’s alleged attack -- just one incident in what has become an epidemic of sexual assaults and misconduct in the U.S. military -- is getting more attention than ever in Washington, prompting strong words from Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel at West Point. NBC’s Michael Isikoff reports.

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Cadet candidate Noah Ogrydziak, right, salutes an officer as he and his brothers Cole, left, and his twin Sumner, 17, wait to be processed during Reception Day at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point
Cadet candidate Noah Ogrydziak, right, salutes an officer as he and his brothers Cole, left, and his twin Sumner, 17, wait to be processed during Reception Day at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point

Cadet candidate Noah Ogrydziak, right, salutes an officer as he and his brothers Cole, left, and his twin Sumner, 17, wait to be processed during Reception Day at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on Monday, July 1, 2013, in West Point, N.Y.

Noah Ogrydzniak, Sumner Ogrydzniak, Cole Ogrydzniak
Noah Ogrydzniak, Sumner Ogrydzniak, Cole Ogrydzniak

Cadet candidates Cole Ogrydziak, left, his twin Sumner and their brother Noah, of Nederland, Texas, line up during Reception Day at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on Monday, July 1, 2013, in West Point, N.Y. If all three make it through the rigors of the next four years, no sure thing here,

Cole Ogrydziak
Cole Ogrydziak

New cadet Cole Ogrydziak, 17, reads the cadet handbook during Reception Day at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on Monday, July 1, 2013, in West Point, N.Y. He is entering the academy with his twin brother Sumner, and brother Noah, 19.

Gold bars are seen at the United States West Point Mint facility in West Point, New York
Gold bars are seen at the United States West Point Mint facility in West Point, New York

Twenty four karat gold bars are seen at the United States West Point Mint facility in West Point, New York June 5, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton