Ruminations on Politics, Culture, Religion, and the Fate of Western Civilization
Monday, August 10, 2009
West Point, 1976: "A Class of Generals"
The United States Military Academy at West Point is in the news this week after being selected as the #1 college in the land by Forbes Magazine. Here is an interesting story about the Class of 1976.
From The Wall Street Journal:
The cadets of 1976 graduated from West Point at a low moment for the Army and its storied training ground. But that year produced the generals running the nation’s wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as their key deputies. What happened?....Continued