|United States Military Academy |
at West Point
The United States Military Academy--the first military school in the United States--is founded by Congress for the purpose of educating and training young men in the theory and practice of military science. Located at West Point, New York, the U.S. Military Academy is often simply known as West Point.
This Day in History: March 16, 1945
|Amphibious tractors approaching Iwo Jima, February 1945.|
With a U.S. Navy military government established, Iwo Jima was declared secured, the fighting over. More than 6,000 Marines died fighting for the island, along with almost all the 21,000 Japanese soldiers trying to defend it.
Salute To Our Military! Never forget, when they fight, they fight for YOU - America's freedom and YOUR freedom! A day should never go by without supporting our troops who put themselves in harm's way on any given day at any given time.