I know, I know! I have this silly smurk and grin on my face today. I downloaded this photo from the USMAPS 2012 Reception Day Flickr set. Our youngest son made it through basic training….the journey has begun! It is images like this that make me proud to be an American! Can you guess which one is mine? Dwayne Randall will be playing football for West Point. Watch for jersey #21 on the Army football field….we will be cheering from the sidelines chomping on popcorn and yelling like we lost our minds. Let’s hope that West Point beat Navy and Air Force!
United States Military Preparatory School cadet candidates arrived at Eisenhower Hall this morning to begin their Reception Day, July 18, West Point N.Y. The cadet candidates went through an in-brief with Col. Tyge Rugenstein, USMAPS Commandant. Some of the stations they went through were haircuts, military equipment issue, medical stations and finally the Oath of Enlistment prior to leaving Eisenhower Hall to begin military training in Gillis Field house. The Class of 2012 will mark the 65th prep school class and the first class to be held on the West Point grounds. Photos by Tommy Gilligan/West Point Public Affairs.