USMA Announces Death of Cadet Morris ’24

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The West Point Superintendent has announced that Cadet Havin Morris, Class of 2024, died on Monday, March 25, 2024, while on leave in Florida.

“Cadet Morris was a valued member of the Corps of Cadets, committed to serving his country as an Army Officer. The entire West Point Community offers our heartfelt condolences to the Morris family,” said 61st Superintendent of the United States Military Academy LTG Steve Gilland ’90.

West Point CDT Havin Morris '24

According to the police, his death appears to be an accidental drowning, and no foul play is suspected. The Fort Lauderdale Police and the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command are cooperating on the investigation.

Cadet Morris’ tactical officer, MAJ Rebecca A. Gogue, described him as a bright, resilient young man determined to succeed in everything he did.

Cadet Morris’ family has been officially notified by the Army, and a casualty assistance officer has been appointed to support them. The entire West Point community will continue to support Havin’s family, friends, and teammates.

West Point has resources available to assist cadets, staff, faculty, and community members to include chaplains, the Center for Personal Development, and the Military & Family Life Counseling Program. West Point encourages everyone to seek these services as needed.

Read the Superintendent’s Letter.

Visit Morris’ Be Thou At Peace page to read or leave a testimonial.

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