America cannot tire of its leadership role, Rice saysDr. Condoleezza Rice is presented with the Sylvanus Thayer Award Monday during a dinner inside Washington Hall. Pictured above, Rice waves to the Corps after receiving the medallion from retired Lt. Gen. Larry Jordan, Association of Graduates chairman of the board, and U.S. Military Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Robert Caslen Jr. Mike Strasser/PV
57th recipient of Sylvanus Thayer Award talks to Corps on values, 9/11 and the Constitution
When Gen. Douglas MacArthur addressed the Corps upon receiving the Thayer Award in 1962, the historic speech he delivered became immortalized as “Duty, Honor, Country.”
The passionate words of Dr. Condoleezza Rice, the 57th recipient of the Sylvanus Thayer Award, may be remembered as the “We the People” speech.
At the Thayer Award dinner inside Washington Hall Monday, Rice spoke of America being at its best when it leads from power and principle with the core belief that people should live in freedom.
“There probably never has been in the history of mankind a more powerful military force than the United States of America’s military—global in its reach, capable beyond much of human comprehension,” she said. Read More
Posted on October 9th, 2014 1:01 pm
Women’s Rugby dominates NortheasternJunior Allie McDonald runs through Northeastern’s defense to score one of her three tries during Army’s 119-5 dominating victory Sunday at the Anderson Rugby Complex. Photo courtesy of Army Athletic Communications
The Army Women’s Rugby team dominated the field Sunday earning a 119-5 victory over conference-rival Northeastern at Anderson Rugby Complex.
Army got the scoring started quickly, with junior Chioma Odocha scoring in the first minute of action, giving the Black Knights the 5-0 advantage. Just three minutes later, sophomore Kirsten Redmon added her first score of the game, with junior Carissa Pekny succeeding on the conversion, putting Army up 12-0. The Black Knights continued their dominance getting up by a score of 46-0 before Northeastern finally managed to get on the board. Sophomore Tranelle Patterson added a try in the 39th minute, with Pekny knocking through the kick, sending the Black Knights into the break with the 60-5 lead.
Army came out with the same dominance in the second half, with senior captain Kelsey Jang recording a try in the 42nd minute of action, and Pekny again succeeding on the conversion. Read More
Posted on October 9th, 2014 1:36 pm
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