“West Point grads raise concerns about politicization of military, urge Class of 2020 to uphold ideals”
“In a letter published Thursday [June 11], hundreds of West Point alumni raised concerns about fellow graduates they say are politicizing the military and tarnishing the oaths they have all taken, urging the Class of 2020 to lead with character.
“‘This oath has no expiration date,’ says the letter, published on Medium.com just days before President Donald Trump is slated to speak to the current graduating class on Saturday. ‘Oaths are solemn, public promises with significant meaning and moral gravity. When they are broken, the nation suffers.’
“The post has been signed by over 350 graduates calling themselves Concerned Members of the Long Gray Line, representing nearly 50 classes from 1964 to 2017. Their service spans several presidential administrations. The group writes that its concern is about principle, not party, but it is clear rebuke of West Point alumni serving in the Trump administration.” Read more
Click here for “A Letter to the West Point Class of 2020, from fellow members of the Long Gray Line”