TITLE

West Point's first black cadet gets commission

PUB. DATE
October 1997
SOURCE
Jet;10/13/97, Vol. 92 Issue 21, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the US Army commissioned James Webster Smith, the United States Military Academy's first Afro-American cadet, in 1997, 123 years after Smith was expelled from the academy. Smith's commissioning certificate and second lieutenant's bars presented to South Carolina State College; Comments of Secretary of the Army Togo D. West Jr.
ACCESSION #
9710161620

 

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