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
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.
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.
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.
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 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