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West Point Sees Low Military Retention

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West Point Sees Low Military Retention

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West Point Sees Low Military Retention

West Point Sees Low Military Retention

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Recent graduates of the West Point military academy are leaving active duty at the highest rate in more than 30 years. Graduates must commit to serving at least eight years, five of them in active duty.

Kevin Craw, a West Point graduate of 2000, talks with Alex Cohen about the record low retention numbers of that year's graduating class.