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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

My Son and West Point -- How Did Four Years Pass In the Blink of an Eye?

copied from FOX NEWS


How do four years pass in the blink of an eye?
That's what I wonder as I sit alongside the hallowed ground of The Plain, a wide, flat, manicured lawn on the grounds of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. Story goes that, of all the expanses of green grass in this great country, only that at the White House costs more to maintain. 
On this Friday morning, The Plain is groomed to perfection

Monday, May 16, 2011

USMA Graduation Day Info

Saturday, May 21 - Gates will open at 7a.m. Arrival of Graduating
class 9:30, Graduation Ceremony begins 10a.m. There will be a link on
the West Point home page that will go live on Graduation Day. It will
also be shown on the Pentagon Channel. Check your local listings.

Graduation Details:  http://www.usma.edu/class/2011/gradinfo.html

Friday, May 20
10:30 a.m. Graduation Parade - The Plain
                 Tickets required for bleacher seating
2 p.m. Awards Convocation – Eisenhower Hall
4:30 - 6 p.m. Pre-Banquet Reception - Eisenhower Hall
7 p.m. Banquet Washington Hall /West Point Club/Thayer Hotel

Saturday, May 21
7 a.m. Stadium gates open
9:30 a.m. Arrival of graduating class
10 a.m. GRADUATION CEREMONY

(Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike Mullen will be the
graduation speaker.)