General William Westmoreland:
-William Westmoreland was born on March 26, 1914
-He achieved the rank of Eagle Scout before entering the Citadel in 1931. After one year in school, he transferred to West Point. During his time at the academy he proved to be an exceptional cadet and by graduation had become the corps' first captain. He then graduated in 1936.
- In 1964, he was sent to Vietnam by President Johnson as a deputy commander. While only serving in this position for a few months, he was promoted to the rank of full general.
-Westmoreland became ‘Man of the Year’ in "Time" magazine for his leadership.
-General Westmoreland retired in 1972, then later died in 2005 at the age of 91.