Rare Tribute of Lying in Honor at Capitol Bestowed to Korean War Hero Col. Ralph Puckett (’49)

Retired Army Col. Ralph Puckett, who was the last living Medal of Honor recipient from the Korean War before his death earlier this month, will lie in honor at the U.S. Capitol, congressional leaders announced this week.

Puckett, who was an Army Ranger, will receive the rare tribute of lying under the Capitol rotunda on April 29, House Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., and Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., said in a joint statement Tuesday.


Former US astronaut Frank Borman dies at 95

West Point class of ’50

Nov 9 (Reuters) – Former U.S. astronaut Frank Borman, who made history by commanding the first manned flight to circle the moon and later piloted Eastern Airlines as chairman in severe economic turbulence, has died at the age of 95, NASA said on Thursday.

Borman, who spent a total of almost 20 days in space on two trips in the 1960s, died on Tuesday in Billings, Montana, NASA said in a statement on its website.


Memorial Day

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CPT David A. Navidad-Parra, USMA 2018, Killed During Car Sale In Phoenix, AZ

CPT Navidad-Parra was found dead of a gunshot wound. Click here for details

Eulogy page for CPT Navidad-Parra, USMA 2018

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