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When The United States Military Academy was founded in 1802 no one could imagine the impact it would have on this nation for centuries to come The bicentennial celebration already started when the class of 2002 entered the Corps of Cadets in 1998 In the year to come The United States Military Academy will reach its 200th birthday West Point will be immersed in parades festivities famous speakers and old graduates The centerpiece of West Points bicentennial celebration should inevitably be Cullum Memorial Hall This institution not only serves the nation as providing leaders for the Armed Forces and taking care of Americas sons and daughters it provides a service to the civilian sector as well None of United States Military Academys everlasting influence on the United States would have been accomplished if it were not for the valiant officers who served and now serve this country well At the West Point Centennial in 1902 old graduates marched to the Memorial Hall recently completed with funds provided by the estate from Major General Cullum The hall did not official bear his name for years to come Now this infamous building is referred to as Cullum Memorial Hall where its walls are lined with the names of deceased West Pointers Every inch of hallway every wall from top to bottom every staircase even some bathrooms are covered with portraits and brass plaques honoring the dead Ghosts of bloody battles silently echo in the main ballroom displaying the War of 1812 to the Spanish American War and Civil War Although death is preeminently felt in the building the heroism of the deceased graduates of the Academy memorialize on the bronze plaques Cullum Memorial Hall serves the purpose of honoring those graduates that represent what kind of leaders emerge from West Point It takes a while but is worth it to take a glimpse at the plaques and realize what officership really is Every
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