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Dempsey, Israeli leaders meet to discuss Iran PDF Print E-mail

JERUSALEM — The U.S. military’s top general conducted an intense string of closed-door talks with Israeli leaders Friday, amid apparent disagreements between the two countries over how to respond to Iran’s disputed nuclear program. The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, and Israeli leaders kept silent about the exact content of their discussions. Dempsey was expected to urge Israel not to rush to attack Iran at a time when the U.S. is trying to rally additional global support to pressure Tehran through sanctions to dial back its nuclear program.

GEN Dempsey graduated from West Point in 1974.

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3rd Army leader finds himself on the go PDF Print E-mail

SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. — The three-star general who’s taken charge of 3rd Army and ground forces around the Persian Gulf and central Asia has become a roving ambassador, traveling from his new command based in South Carolina to more than a dozen nations in those regions. “We do much more than what is in the public eye, more than what we’ve done in Iraq and Afghanistan,” said Lt. Gen. Vincent Brooks, who took over command of the U.S. land forces in a 20-nation region that ranges from Egypt to Afghanistan.

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Thayer Of West Point (1964) PDF Print E-mail

 30 minute video - the story of Sylvanus Thayer:

 

 

 
Fund Drive 30: CEASE WORK! PDF Print E-mail
To all members and friends of WP-ORG,

On behalf of the WP-ORG Board of Advisors I am happy to report that FD30 has been successfully completed and WP-ORG's operations are now funded for the next six months. The online donation gate has been closed and any donations that continue to be received by mail will be credited toward FD31.

We are grateful to all those who have donated and those who continue to contribute their valuable countless hours on WP-ORG's behalf. Without those efforts WP-ORG would cease to exist. Thank you.

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

Additional data which you may find of interest:
http://www.west-point.org/service/fd30/program/

Again, thank you!

Dempsey Darrow
USMA 1975, "Courage and Drive"
CEO, WP-ORG Inc.
 
USMA 2015 Cadet Dies During Training PDF Print E-mail

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RELEASE NO 24-11
CADET DIES DURING TRAINING – Jul. 22, 2011

WEST POINT, N.Y. – A U.S. Military Academy cadet died July 21, 2011, while participating in field training in the vicinity of Camp Buckner. Cadet Jacob D. Bower, 18, of Fairmont, W.Va., a member of the Class of 2015, was found unresponsive at the local training area at West Point, N.Y., on Jul. 21. Immediate attempts to revive him at the scene were unsuccessful, and he was pronounced dead at 6:05 p.m. The incident and cause of death are under investigation.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Bower family during this difficult time,” said Lt. Col. Sherri Reed, U.S. Military Academy, Public Affairs Officer. “The academy is a close-knit family and the loss of one of our own affects all of us,” said Reed.

Bower was a new cadet and he had completed the first part of cadet basic training in good standing.Cadet Bower was a highly qualified applicant, a three-sport athlete, a member of the National Honor Society, and had participated in West Virginia Boy’s State while attending East Fairmont High School in Fairmont, W.Va.

 
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