By Brittany De Lea Published April 02, 2019 Government And Institutions FOXBusiness Facebook Twitter Comments Print article The U.S. Mint has released its first ever coins with West Point Mint marks, the agency announced on Tuesday. Continue Reading Below The 2019 America the Beautiful Quarters bear “W” mint marks – signifying they were minted at West Point – and were mixed in with quarters produced and shipped in Philadelphia and Denver beginning on Monday. The coins will be distributed to banks and financial institutions via the Federal Reserve and are expected to appear within circulation in about four to six weeks. MORE FROM FOXBUSINESS.COM... NUMBER OF $100 BILLS CIRCULATING THE GLOBE SKYROCKETING, THIS COULD BE WHY POWELL CALLS OCASIO-CORTEZ FLOATED THEORY ON GOVERNMENT DEBT 'JUST WRONG' About ten million of the coins will be minted as West Point. They have been designed to encourage Americans to … [Read more...] about First ever West Point Mint-marked quarters released
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — The parents of a 21-year-old West Point cadet fatally injured in a skiing accident raced the clock to get a judge’s permission to retrieve his sperm for “the possibility of preserving some piece of our child that might live on.” U.S. Military Academy Cadet Peter Zhu was declared brain dead Wednesday, four days after the California resident was involved in a skiing accident at West Point that fractured his spine and cut off oxygen to his brain. “That afternoon, our entire world collapsed around us,” Monica and Yongmin Zhu of Concord, California, said in a court petition. But they saw a brief window to fulfill at least part of Peter’s oft-stated desire to one day raise five children. The parents asked a state court judge Friday for permission to retrieve his sperm before his organs were removed for donation later that day at Westchester Medical Center. They argued the procedure needed to be done that day. “We are … [Read more...] about A West Point cadet died after a skiing accident. Now his parents are trying to retrieve his sperm.
By Jason Green | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: March 1, 2019 at 9:42 pm | UPDATED: March 4, 2019 at 6:14 am WEST POINT, N.Y. — A 21-year-old Concord man set to graduate from the U.S. Military Academy this spring died Thursday of injuries he suffered while skiing, authorities said Friday. Peter L. Zhu was found unresponsive by a fellow skier at the academy’s Victor Constant Ski Area on Feb. 23, according to a West Point news release. He was taken to Keller Army Community Hospital and then airlifted to Westchester Medical Center. “We lost a brother today, and the pain will be felt for a long time,” said Superintendent Lt. Gen. Darryl Williams. Zhu was an accomplished cadet who was president of the Cadet Medical Society and served on regimental staff the first semester of his senior year, according to the academy. He was said to be looking forward to receiving a commission as a Medical Corps officer and attending the Uniformed … [Read more...] about West Point cadet from Concord succumbs to skiing injury
Share Tweet Email Share: Share Tweet Email none In this undated photo provided by the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., USMA cadet Peter L. Zhu is shown. Share: Share Tweet Email AP WEST POINT, N.Y. -- The U.S. Military Academy at West Point is mourning the death of a cadet who suffered fatal injuries while skiing. West Point officials say Cadet Peter Zhu died Thursday of injuries he sustained while skiing on Feb. 23 at Victor Constant Ski Area on the academy grounds. The 21-year-old Zhu was found unresponsive by a fellow skier and was later airlifted to Westchester County Medical Center. His death is under investigation. West Point Superintendent Lt. Gen. Darryl A. Williams says the pain of Zhu's death "will be felt for a long time." Zhu was from Concord, California. He was president of the Cadet Medical Society and was planning to attend medical school at the Uniformed Services … [Read more...] about West Point cadet from Concord dies after skiing accident
Updated 8:45 am PST, Saturday, March 2, 2019 In this undated photo provided by the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., USMA cadet Peter L. Zhu is shown. West Point officials say Zhu died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 of injuries he sustained while skiing on Feb. 23 at Victor Constant Ski Area on the academy grounds. (United States Military Academy via AP) less In this undated photo provided by the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., USMA cadet Peter L. Zhu is shown. West Point officials say Zhu died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 of injuries he sustained ... more Photo: AP Photo: AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 In this undated photo provided by the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., USMA cadet Peter L. Zhu is shown. West Point … [Read more...] about West Point cadet dies of injuries from skiing accident