BIG TROUBLE at West Point after 58 cadets admit to cheating in worst violation since 1976


West Point’s Chief of Staff Mark Weathers told the newspaper that the violations would not have occurred if cadets were still on campus. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, cadets have been forced to adapt to off-campus learning, which has created inroads for cheating scandals of this kind.

“Cadets are being held accountable for breaking the code. While disappointing, the Honor System is working, and these 67 remaining cases will be held accountable for their actions,” Weathers said.

For West Point, maintaining a sterling organizational reputation is of the utmost importance as some of the nation’s greatest leaders attended the academy, such as Dwight D. Eisenhower, Mike Pompeo, George S. Patton, and even Ulysses S. Grant.


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