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President Trump orders new policy for service academy graduates pursuing professional sports

22 days ago   |   By The Washington Post

Trump signed a presidential memorandum giving the Pentagon 120 days to come up with a new policy that would allow service academy grads to defer their five-year military service obligations and play professional sports directly after graduation.
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Trump Orders Rule Allowing Military Academy Grads To Defer Service To Play Pro Sports

Trump Orders Rule Allowing Military Academy Grads To Defer Service To Play Pro Sports

22 days ago   |   By NPR

Under Department of Defense policy established in 2017, those enrolled in military academies couldn't play sports before serving at least two years in the armed forces.
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Trump tells Pentagon to let military academy athletes go pro after graduation

Trump tells Pentagon to let military academy athletes go pro after graduation

22 days ago   |   By New York Post

President Trump on Wednesday issued a memo directing the Pentagon to allow athletes at military academies to play professional sports directly after they graduate from the schools. The memo, which was released by the White House on Wednesday evening, states that the policy will help the military academies to better compete against other colleges, benefiting...
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Trump orders new policy about military academies, pro sports

22 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has signed a presidential memorandum ordering the Pentagon to develop a new policy to allow athletes attending the nation's military academies to play professional sports immediately after graduating.
The memo says student athletes graduating from the academies and Reserve Officers' Training Corps should be able to defer their military service obligations due to the "short window of time" they have to "take advantage of their athletic talents during which playing professional sports is realistically possible." It gives the defense secretary 120 days to...
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