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New cadets report to West Point

Hundreds of new cadets arrived at the United States Military Academy at West Point yesterday to begin basic training. Day 1 includes a haircut and lessons in marching, but for the new cadets and their

News 12 Staff

May 22, 2014, 7:28 PM

Updated 3,680 days ago

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Hundreds of new cadets arrived at the United States Military Academy at West Point yesterday to begin basic training.
Day 1 includes a haircut and lessons in marching, but for the new cadets and their families, it means much more.
"I'd be proud to serve my nation overseas, anytime," says Alexander Sauer, a new cadet. "It's another reason why I wanted to come."
The new cadets, who must complete six weeks of basic training, were met by protesters rallying against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
To watch new cadet candidates arriving at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, go to channel 612 on your iO digital cable box and select iO Extra.


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