West Point supe addresses report of booze-fueled recruit bus trip: The head of the U.S. Military Aca... #airforce
The head of the U.S. Military Academy shouldered full responsibility in a Sunday statement for a recently reported January football recruiting trip that involved underage drinking and improper use of recruit-host funds at a bowling alley inside a New York mall. Twenty cadets faced punishment including loss of cadet rank, two officers received suspensions from their football duties and general officer reprimands, and two coaches were officially admonished by the Athletic Director, according to the statement from superintendent Lt. Gen. Robert Caslen. The statement came a day after The (Colorado Springs, Colorado) Gazette reported , citing unidentified documents, that 14 football recruits, their cadet hosts and two cheerleaders traveled south via police-escorted bus to the Palisades Mall, where at least some of the high-school-aged recruits and others drank heavily. On t...