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LOCAL CADET GRADUATES FROM WEST POINT – DATE

WEST POINT, N.Y. – Cadet John Smith, son of John and Jane Smith of Highland Falls, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy on May 28.

Smith graduated from O’Neil High School in 2010. While at West Point, he concentrated his studies in military history. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army within the Aviation branch and will report to Fort Rucker, Ala., for his first assignment.

About West Point
The U.S. Military Academy is a four-year co-educational federal undergraduate liberal arts college located 50 miles north of New York City. Founded in 1802 as America's first college of engineering, it consistently ranks as one of the top colleges in the nation. A pre-eminent leader development institution, its mission remains constant - to educate, train and inspire cadets for careers of professional service to the Army and the nation. For more information go to www.westpoint.edu.