National Geographic : 1936 Jun
© National Geographic Society Finlay Photograph by Edwin L.Wisherd AT BATTLE MONUMENT, PRESIDENT WILSON'S SECRETARY OF WAR, NEWTON D. BAKER, AWARDS DIPLOMAS TOTHE GRADUATING CLASS Cadets receive their sheepskins in the order of their four-year scholastic records, but the last man invariably gets theliveliest applause. Some return to civil life, but most of them follow careers in the seven branches of the Army Service. Arranged crisscross atop theshelter arethescarlet colors of the Secretary of War and the gray flag of the Corps of Cadets. Beyond the monument is TrophyPoint, acorner oftheparade ground where war relics are preserved.