STAR TRIBUNE (MINNEAPOLIS) – Cadet sets off debate about religion at West Point, leaves for Minnesota

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A cadet who quit over religion said that West Point military academy promoted a culture of prayer and religious activities, said West Point disrespects nonreligious cadets. Blake Page, the Cadet who quit over religion, was six months away from graduation, but the cadet quit over religion instead of finishing out his stint at the U.S. military academy.

Blake Page, the cadet who quit over religion, announced his decision this week, and the 24-year-old cadet said he quit over religion because of the unconstitutional role religion plays in the military.

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