Sunday, November 15, 2015

West Point Remembers Lives Lost in France

Support for France displayed at West Point 
Army Times
By Stephen Weigand, Staff writer
November 15, 2015
An Army spirit tank with the French flag. (Photo: Eric S. Bartelt/USMA PAO)
Signs of support for the people of France were on display this weekend at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point after Friday's deadly terrorist attacks in Paris.

French flags could be seen in the stands and on the field Saturday as the Black Knights faced Tulane. The academy's Flickr account shows a photo of a cadet holding the French national flag in the stands, while another shows a spirit tank that was adorned with the Tricolour on the sidelines.

But perhaps the act that grabbed the most attention was when Army defensive back Caleb McNeill carried a French flag onto the Michie Stadium field alongside a French exchange cadet before the game.
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