WEST POINT, new york – Minister of Defense of Jim Mattis is scheduled to address graduating cadets at West Point.
More than 950 cadets are expected of graduates of the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday at the installation of the football stadium. They will be commissioned second lieutenants in the U.S. Army.
The retired four-star Marine general was minister of defence Jan. 20, hours after President Donald Trump was sworn in.
Three brothers among the graduating cadets. Noah, Sumner and Cole Ogrydziak (oh-GREE’-zee-ak) of Nederland, Texas, entered the academy in 2013. The last time three siblings graduated West Point together was in 1985.
Cole Sumner and 21-year-old twins. Noah is 23, and spent a year at West Point prep school before entering the academy with his brothers.