US Military Academy at West Point/re: a graduate


In about 1958 while in
Germany, my CO, Capt Rhea asked if if I wanted to go to WP. I did not at that time as I knew nothing of WP. I am interested in knowing when Capt. Rhea graduated from WP?

It's good to hear from you Edmond.  Thanks for your interest in West Point.

My primary reference is the "Register of Graduates and Former Cadets of the US Military Academy," published annually by the West Point Association of Graduates.  Per the "Register" Donald Madison Rhea was a graduate with the Class of 1954.   From 1957 to 1961 he was stationed with the 40th Artillery Group.

That is the best match for someone with last name "Rhea" who was a Captain in 1958. Please let me know if that does not fit.

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I can answer questions about admissions to West Point; about the history of West Point; about how to travel to West Point, where to eat, where to stay, etc.; and about West Point`s alumni organization, the West Point Association of Graduates.


I am a 1970 Graduate of West Point. I served six years on active duty and another 8 years in the active reserve. I have been actively involved as a Field Admissions Representative for over 20 years and have participated on my Congressman's Academy Selection Panel for over 25 years. I am actively involved in West Point Alumni affairs, serving in roles both with the West Point Association of Graduates and the local alumni chapter in Annapolis, MD. I also have two sons who graduated from West Point in 1995 and 2001. Both are veterans of the Iraq War and Afghanistan War. The 1995 Grad continues to serve on Active Duty in the Army.

Bachelor of Science, US Military Academy, 1970 Master of Science (Computer Science), The Johns Hopkins University, 1980

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