The military has long maintained that the nation's security depends on having a diverse officer corps that is ready to lead an increasingly diverse fighting force.
The storied military academy will take down likenesses of Robert E. Lee as part of a Department of Defense directive to do away with installations that "commemorate or memorialize the Confederacy."
The marker, depicting a hooded figure, was highlighted in a recent report by a special commission looking into U.S. military assets with names tied to the Confederacy.
Wilton Manors police have arrested one person related to an incident earlier this week involving six males overdosing on fentanyl. Cadets from the West Point military academy were involved.
The former secretary of state offered an extraordinary view of what leadership could be: firm, but also filled with consideration and tremendous character.
Brig. Gen. Mark Quander is taking a new position in charge of cadets at West Point. He talked with NPR about his family's military history and how to address extremist ideologies in the military.
Instructors at the Army's premier training ground for officers revealed the academic scandal on Monday, saying it's the worst they've seen since 1976. Some called it a national security issue.
Mandatory masks, strict discipline and rigorous testing have helped the academies, including West Point and Annapolis, welcome students back to campus. Can other schools learn from their example?
Retired Capt. Mary Tobin, a West Point graduate, is mentor to some recent alumni who wrote an open letter to academy leaders. They're part of a long legacy of Black cadets addressing systemic racism.
Cadets donned masks and sat six feet apart as the president delivered a commencement address amid tensions with military leaders over his response to nationwide protests over police violence.