COL Nick Gist ’94 Helps West Point Cadets Become Fit To Serve
Most Americans who pay attention to the United States Armed Forces have heard of West Point. The four-year educational institution was founded in 1802 and is where many future members of the Armed Forces go to begin their journeys in service. West Point’s mission is “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 and prepared for a career of professional excellence and service to the nation as an officer in the U.S. Army.”
First West Point Graduate to Make it to MLB Now Getting Law Degree
When throbbing pain developed in his shoulder, CPT Chris Rowley ’13, the only graduate of the U.S. Military Academy to play in Major League Baseball, reacted as he always does when challenged. He did not blink.
Joint Task Force-Red Hill Soldier Bourque ’07 in the Spotlight
Red Hill (JTF-RH) Deputy Chief of Staff (DCOS), LTC Jillian Bourque ’07, has 16 years of military service and numerous notable achievements. Outside of serving in the Army and joint force at the tactical and strategic level, Bourque was a four-year collegiate basketball player and a graduate from the United States Military Academy. She balances her duties as an army officer and a dual-military spouse while being a mother of two small children. She attributes her achievements to having a tremendous support system at home, and having great role models to look up to throughout her career.