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West Point

United States Military Academy in West Point, NY. (Photo:  DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

One Tank Trip: West Point

Just 50 miles north of the city, West Point is a great day-trip or weekend getaway.

08/22/2014

Coaches Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Boeheim, Tom Thibodeau and Monty Williams of the USA Men's National Team stand during the practice on August 18, 2014 at West Point in West Point, New York. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Army Grad Coach K Takes Team USA To West Point

“To spend a day here is better than any offensive or defensive drill you could have,” Krzyzewski said. “It bonds the team together and that’s what today was about.”

08/19/2014

President Barack Obama arrives at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York to deliver the commencement address to the 2014 graduating class May 28, 2014.      AFP PHOTO / Jim WATSON        (credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Delivers West Point Commencement Address, Calls For Restrained Use Of U.S. Military

In a broad defense of his foreign policy, Obama declared Wednesday that the U.S. remains the world’s most indispensable nation, even after a “long season of war,” but argued for restraint before embarking on more military adventures.

05/28/2014

President Barack Obama speaks at the dedication of the National September 11 Memorial Museum in New York, on May 15, 2014. (credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama To Deliver Commencement Address At West Point Graduation Ceremony

President Barack Obama will be in New York for the third time this month when he gives the commencement address at the graduation ceremony at the U.S. Military Academy.

05/27/2014

The view from aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Penobscot Bay breaking ice in the Hudson River, Jan. 24, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Coast Guard Crew Helps Break The Ice To Keep Hudson River Traffic Flowing

The deep freeze that’s settled over the Tri-State Area has left scattered sheets of ice littering the Hudson River. Breaking the ice: that’s the mission for the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Penobscot Bay.

01/24/2014

Rich Ellerson (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Army Fires Rich Ellerson After 5 Years, No Wins Against Navy

Army fired coach Rich Ellerson on Sunday after five seasons at West Point and no victories against Navy.

12/16/2013

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Pair Of Graduates Become First Men To Marry At West Point

Two graduates of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point became the first men to marry each other at the storied military academy.

11/02/2013

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel addresses the United States Military Academy at West Point during the 2015 commencement ceremony on May 25, 2013, in West Point, New York. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

West Point Men’s Rugby Team Disbands After Cadets Forward Emails Derogatory To Women

The U.S. Military Academy men’s rugby team has been temporarily disbanded after cadets forwarded emails that were derogatory to women.

06/03/2013

Chuck Hagel appears before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Jan. 31, 2013. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Hagel To West Point Grads: Sexual Assault In The Military Must Stop

U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel told cadets at the West Point U.S. Military Academy that they must stamp out the scourge of sexual assault in the military.

05/25/2013

West Point Cadet Giancarlo Rindone (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Giancarlo Rindone Of Bensonhurst Prepares For West Point Graduation

“I’m a first generation Italian-American and I want to give back to the country for all the opportunities they’ve given to my family,” Giancarlo Rindone told WCBS 880 reporter Peter Haskell.

05/24/2013

West Point Cadet Rachel Kim (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Whitestone Resident Rachel Kim Prepares For Graduation From West Point

She grew up in Whitestone, but now it’s off Germany to be a finance officer. It has always been important to her to serve.

05/23/2013

West Point Cadet Mark Owens (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Pearl River Resident Mark Owens Prepares For Graduation From West Point

The United States Military Academy is set to graduate its latest crop of second lieutenants, and among them is a man from Pearl River in Rockland County.

05/22/2013

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Yankees’ Spring Training Schedule Includes Tilt At West Point

According to the Yankees’ official website, the team “occasionally played other exhibition games in West Point, dating back to the era when Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig were in uniform.”

01/16/2013

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Landmark Church At West Point Hosts First Same-Sex Wedding

The landmark church at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point hosted its first same-sex wedding Saturday.

12/01/2012

Thomas Kennedy holds his twin children (credit: Kennedy's Angels)

Don Bosco Grads Raise Funds For Family Of Fallen Soldier

Graduates of Don Bosco Prep in Ramsey have been raising money for the family of one of their own killed in action in Afghanistan.

08/21/2012

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