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2017 Army-Navy Uniform Honors10th Mountain Division
ARMY, NIKE TEAM UP FOR 2017 ARMY-NAVY GAME UNIFORM TO HONOR THE SOLDIERS OF THE 10TH MOUNTAIN DIVISION
 
 The 2017 Army-Navy Uniform tells the story of the soldiers of the 10th Mountain Division and their birth in the winter warfare of World War II. The specialty of the 10th Mountain Division is to conquer the land. They fight on the harshest terrain, in any climate, anywhere in the world, to protect and defend the United States of America. We honor the past by re-telling the story of the “Climb to Glory.” A story of valor, courage, and sacrifice. Inspired, humbled, and motivated by the soldiers that came before us, we don their patches, adopt their mottos, and hold their deeds close to our hearts.  
 
 
Army Beats Navy - Wins Commander-in-Chief's Trophy
Bennett Moehring's last-second 48-yard field-goal attempt sailed wide to the left to give the Army Black Knights a 14-13 win over the Navy Midshipmen on Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.

With the victory, Army claims the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy for the first time since 1996.

In 2016, Ahmad Bradshaw delivered the decisive score to help Army break Navy's 14-game winning streak. The senior quarterback was the difference once again, as he scored on a one-yard touchdown run with 5:10 remaining to help put Army ahead by a point.

Bradshaw finished with 94 rushing yards and a touchdown on 21 carries. He also completed his only pass attempt for 20 yards
 
1776 war hero not in her West Point grave
Remains believed to be of a Revolutionary War hero buried at West Point don't belong to a woman known as Captain Molly after all but to an unknown man.

The U.S. Military Academy said Tuesday the discovery stems from a study of skeletal remains conducted after Margaret Corbin's grave was accidentally disturbed last year by excavators building a retaining wall by her monument in the West Point Cemetery. Tests by a forensic anthropologist revealed the remains were likely those of a middle-aged man who lived between the Colonial period and 19th century.

Corbin was known for bravely stepping in to fire a cannon in 1776 during a battle in New York City after her husband was killed. She was severely wounded during the Battle of Fort Washington, but lived another 24 years. She became the nation's first woman to receive a pension for military service.
 
Honorably discharged veterans can shop tax-free online
Honorably discharged veterans can now shop tax-free at the online military exchanges. The lifetime benefit is due to a change in Department of Defense policy. Provided.

Just this month, an estimated 18.5 million honorably discharged U.S. military veterans became eligible for a tax-free shopping option that should give them an opportunity to save some money.

A change in Department of Defense policy allows those veterans to shop online at military exchanges. The websites are a modern version of the Post Exchange and Base Exchange stores that military veterans are sure to remember.

Thousands of on-base stores still exist, but most veterans can only shop the exchanges online. Different rules apply for 100 percent service-disabled veterans, who already had shopping access.

 
West Point cadet makes the list of Rhodes scholars
A cadet from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point is among the newest batch of Rhodes scholars.

Simone Askew of Fairfax, Virginia, is a senior at the U.S. Military Academy. She is an international history major.

Askew made headlines in August when she became the first black woman to lead the Corps of Cadets at West Point as First Captain.
 
CADET
IT ALL STARTED WHEN...
Two former cadets and USMA grads with a shared love of photography recognized a lack of artistic portrayal of cadet life. So, they set to the task of putting together CADET.

CADET is an online publication covering a variety of topics related to the U.S. Military Academy + the life of it's cadets including diverse perspectives from current and former cadets, family members, and sometimes, perfect strangers, as well as original photography.
 
STOP SENDING $$! WP-ORG Fund Drive 42 COMPLETE. THANK YOU!
To all members of WP-ORG,

On behalf of WP-ORG's advisors, moderators, and tireless volunteers, I am delighted to announce that FD42 is successfully completed. WP-ORG's operations are fully funded through March. Thank you!

The final Donation Report may be seen at: https://secure.west-point.org/donate/report/

I'd like to thank everyone who made the effort to contribute. In addition, we are grateful to those who continue to donate countless hours of their valuable time. These long hours are a donation equally as important and valuable as money. Without either, WP-ORG would not exist.

Special kudos go to the Class of 1979 for line honors in both number of donations and total donation amount.

The fund drive is complete, the donation site has been shut down. Any donations that continue to be received by mail will be credited toward jump starting FD43.

In addition to donation reports, we archive for each fund drive daily tallies, charts and tables comparing performance measures of current and past drives, and additional data which you may find of interest:  http://www.west-point.org/service/fd42/program/

FD42 has been a great success. Once again, thank you!

Warren Hearnes
USMA 1989
on behalf of WP-ORG Advisors
 
FD42 down to the wire, closing this week
Thanks to the generosity of 1,250 WP-ORG members, we've received 94% of the $92,344 needed to fund WP-ORG operations for the next six months. Thank you to all who have contributed!

Now we're only $5,000 short of FD42 goal. This chart shows progress of FD42 through Saturday, compared to FD38-FD41: http://www.west-point.org/service/fd42/program/42-34.gif

FD42 receipts are well ahead of recent average, and it looks to be our shortest fund drive in years. You can look it up: http://www.west-point.org/service/fd42/program/

If you value WP-ORG services, but haven't yet donated, we need your help to close out FD42. If you intend to make a donation, please make it now.

You can donate to FD42 by credit card, check, or PayPal: http://www.west-point.org/donate/

Your donations make WP-ORG services possible.

Thank you,

Bill MacLean
WP-ORG Advisor
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FD42 Donation Report, sorted by WP-ORG member group:
https://secure.west-point.org/donate/report/

WP-ORG Budget October 1, 2017 - March 31, 2018:
http://www.west-point.org/budget

What is WP-ORG & Why Donate?:
http://www.west-point.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=66



 
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin to be grand marshal in NYC Veteran’s Day Parade

 Space pioneer Buzz Aldrin will elevate NYC Veteran’s Day Parade as Air Force turns 70

 His mom’s maiden name was Moon.

That probably wouldn’t have mattered if Buzz Aldrin had become a landscaper or a used car salesman. But he became an astronaut, a history-making man of space, whose course may have been charted long before he was born.

And even now, 48 years after becoming the second person to set foot on the moon, Aldrin is blazing new trails.

The West Point graduate, MIT scholar, Air Force pilot, Korean War veteran, NASA hero, foundation founder and children’s book author will be the grand marshal for the 2017 New York City Veterans Day Parade on Saturday.

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