Emily Perez, the highest-ranking black and Hispanic female cadet in corps' history. Perez, 23, was buried at West Point military academy Sept. 26, 2006 two weeks after she was killed by a bomb in Iraq

Emily Perez, was the first female African American Cadet Command Sergeant Major in the history of the U. Military Academy at West Point. She was deployed to Iraq in December as a Medical Service Corps officer and killed when a makeshift bomb exploded ne

Born into slavery in Thomasville, Georgia, on March 21, 1856, Henry Ossian Flipper was appointed to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, in 1873. Over the next four years he overcame harassment, isolation, and insults to become West Point’s first African American graduate and the first African American commissioned officer in the regular U.S. Army.

Henry Ossian Flipper was appointed to the U. Military Academy at West Point, New York, in He was West Point’s first African American graduate and the first African American commissioned officer in the regular U.

West Point Military Academy.  Went to see my brother while he was there

West Point, one of my favorite places in the US.

West Point Military Academy, NY - one of my sons gradutated there May If you ever get the chance you should take a tour of the campus and the museum. So much history there!

West Point Cadet Prayer, "Make us to choose the harder right instead of the easier wrong and never to be content with a half truth when the whole can be won." Award-winning PATH to FREEDOM: My Story of Perseverance, on display at the Smithsonian, describes "The West Point Experience," 1969 to 1973, from its author's point of view. See www.tcfbusgroup.com for more.

West Point Cadet Prayer, "Make us to choose the harder right instead of the…

Henry Ossian Flipper 1856-1940 born into slavery in Georgia. He was an American soldier, in 1877 he was the first African American to graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point. Also earned 2nd lieutenant in US Army. He was the first non white to lead Buffalo Soldiers of the 10th cavalry. He was pardoned by president Bill Clinton in 1999.

Henry Ossian Flipper born into slavery in Georgia. He was an American soldier, in 1877 he graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point. Also earned lieutenant in US Army. He led Buffalo Soldiers of the cavalry.

Our Tour of West Point Military Academy

Our Tour of West Point Military Academy Watched my nephew graduate in 1993 :)

Kris Kristofferson--   Captain   Aviation (Officer)   Last Unit  1965-1965, US Army Garrison USAG West Point  Service Years   1961 - 1965

Kris Kristofferson - Air Force brat, Army helicopter pilot, Rhodes Scholar in English, instructor at West Point.

US Military Academy, West Point......amazing setting and incredible history here

United States Military Academy at West Point The acre campus offers stunning views of the famous Hudson River and Highland Falls. United States Military Academy at West Point: On the Hudson River.

West Point miniature engagement ring, I had to read up on the traditions, this is pretty fascinating!

This one is close to my heart, as my mother had one and so do I. A traditional engagement ring given to the wives of West Point graduates, it is a miniature version of their class ring, usually set with a diamond.

Henry Flipper Slave 1st Black African American West Point Grad Buffalo Soldier | eBay

HENRY FLIPPER Slave 1st Black African American West Point Grad BUFFALO SOLDIER

The United States Military Academy at West Point is built on traditions. Read about 12 of the most popular ones in "West Point" magazine. (Photographed: Brigade Staff during a parade.)

The United States Military Academy at West Point is built on traditions. Read about 12 of the most popular ones in"West Point" magazine. Hunter attended here. (Photographed: Brigade Staff during a parade.

Kodachrome colour transparency of General Dwight D Eisenhower (1890-1969) taken by J C A Redhead (1886-1954), during World War Two. Eisenhower had served in the United States Army since graduating from West Point military academy in 1915. He commanded the Allied Forces landing in North Africa in November 1942. He was Supreme Commander of the Allied troops invading France on D-Day, 6 June 1944. In 1953 he became the thirty-fourth President of the United States.

Kodachrome colour transparency of General Dwight D Eisenhower taken by J C A Redhead during World War Two. Eisenhower had served in the United States Army since graduating from West Point military academy in He commanded the

Convicted traitor Chelsea Manning inspired West Point graduate to communism – GOPUSA

Convicted traitor Chelsea Manning inspired West Point graduate to communism – GOPUSA

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