Duty, Honor, Outrage: Change to West Point's Mission Statement Sparks Controversy

Parade Day at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point

WEST POINT, N.Y. — “Duty, Honor, Country” has been the motto of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point since 1898. That motto isn’t changing, but a decision to take those words out of the school’s lesser-known mission statement is still generating outrage. Officials at the 222-year-old military academy 60 miles (96 kilometers) north of […]