In early 2017, our fourth floor will be transformed into a new destination for historical education and innovation. During the current renovation, objects from our permanent collection are on view throughout the Museum.
"Why Don't You Speak for Yourself, John?"
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Circular metal button "CADET/U.S.M.A."; embossed with the West Point Academy seal; eagle, helmet and sword.
Since 1802, The West Point Military Academy' s mission has been to educate, train, and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country; professional growth throughout a career as an officer in the United States Army; and a lifetime of selfless service to the nation.
Gift of Sidney Forman
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