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When considering West Point as a place to start your career, think about the members of the “Long Gray Line” of West Point graduates who came before you. West Point graduates include…

  • 2 U.S. Presidents – Eisenhower and Grant
  • 18 astronauts including Buzz Aldrin, the second person to walk on the moon
  • 74 Medal of Honor Recipients
  • 90 Rhodes Scholars …
  • and the list goes on …


… Leaders of today

  • Bob McDonald, CEO of Proctor & Gamble
  • Alex Gorsky, CEO of Johnson & Johnson
  • Joe DePinto, CEO of 7-Eleven
  • Jim Kimsey, Chairman and co-founder of AOL
  • Mike Krzyzewski (“Coach K”), Duke University Head Men’s Basketball Coach
  • William Foley, II, Chairman of Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
  • Major General (Retired) Ronald Johnson, NBA Senior Vice President, Referee Operations
  • Kelly Perdew, Winner of Donald Trump’s “The Apprentice 2"
  • Anthony Noto, CFO of Twitter

… Celebrated Military Leaders from the Civil War to the present include

  • General Ulysses S. Grant
  • General Robert E. Lee
  • General John J. "Blackjack" Pershing
  • General Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson
  • General Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • General George S. Patton
  • General Douglas MacArthur
  • General Omar Bradley
  • General Henry H. "Hap" Arnold
  • General Maxwell Taylor
  • General William Westmoreland
  • General Norman Schwarzkopf Jr.
  • General Stanley McChrystal
  • General John Abizaid
  • General James "Jumping Jim" Gavin
  • General Joseph Stilwell

Where do you see yourself?

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