Bill Clinton Visit


 

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On 14 October 2015, the Academy hosted President William J. Clinton.n 14 October 2015, the Academy hosted President William J. Clinton.  Invited by CHGS Director Dr. David Frey, President Clinton spoke of West Point history and the need for leaders to understand the complexity of the world.  After his speech, President Clinton took questions from cadets via First Captain E. J. Coleman ‘16.  Cadets queried President Clinton about a variety of issues, ranging from atrocities in Somalia, Rwanda, and Bosnia to intervention in Kosovo to the continued importance of NATO and finally to the type of characteristics President Clinton most valued in the Army officers who worked for him.  President Clinton pictures of the event on his Twitter feed with the word “Tonight at West Point.  An honor!”