The Class of 2026 officially received its West Point Class Flag on June 27 during the graduation ceremony for Cadet Field Training II at Camp Buckner. The flag was a gift from the Class of 1976, their 50-Year Affiliate Class. Prior to the graduation ceremony, the 50-Year Affiliates gripped hands with Class of 2026 during breakfast by socializing and exchanging stories. During the ceremony, BG(R) Jim Warner ’76 had the honor of presenting the flag to the class, accompanied by five of his classmates LTC(R) Gus Ortiz ’76, COL(R) Richard Marchant ’76, LTC(R) Jeffery Brooks ’76, LTC(R) Greg Schmitz ’76 and MAJ (R) Randy Morgan ’76. The Class of 2026 flag will now accompany the class during all major class events between now and graduation day. Recently appointed 80th Commandant of the US Military Academy, BG Lori L. Robinson ’94, congratulated cadets on a job well done.