Today, retired Army General H. Norman Schwarzkopf was laid to rest at West Point. The commander of coalition forces in the first Gulf War was 78-years-old when he passed away on Dec. 27 in Tampa, Fla. due to complications from pneumonia. The U.S. Military Academy announced that a memorial service was held on Feb. 28 in honor of the four-star general.
Family, friends, classmates, and cadets are gathered in the Cadet Chapel to celebrate the memory of retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf. His daughter Cindy, retired Gen. Colin Powell, and retired Maj. Gen. Leroy Suddath will pay tribute to Schwarzkopf during the memorial service.
Today family, friends, classmates, leaders, and cadets will gather to celebrate the memory of retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf. The Class of 1956 graduate dedicated his life to serving the nation and will be honored during a memorial service at the Cadet Chapel followed by an inurnment at the West Point Cemetery.
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