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Trump wants to restore waiver for service academy athletes

President Donald Trump said Monday he is looking into offering a waiver that would allow athletes attending the nation's military academies to play professional sports immediately upon graduation.

Head of Air Force Academy tells racists to ‘get out’

The head of the U.S. Air Force Academy told cadets they “should be outraged” after racial slurs were written on the doors of black students at the Academy’s prep school.

Air Force F-16 Thunderbird crashes near Colorado Springs

An F-16 Thunderbird which had been performing at the Air Force Academy graduation crashed near Petersen Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, but the pilot managed to eject safely, the Air Force said.

Federal shutdown scraps games at service academies

The Defense Department says it has temporarily suspended all sports competitions at the service academies as a result of the partial government shutdown. The decision jeopardizes this weekend's football games - Air Force at Navy and Army at Boston College.

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