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First black woman to lead West Point cadets ‘humbled’ by opportunity

When Simone Askew was in fifth grade, she saw military cadets march in formation across the field at an Army vs. Navy football game.

At that time she didn’t have a concept of what military academies were. But she was very attracted to what she saw that day from the stands. “I told my mom I wanted to lead (that formation) one day,” she said

Laurabeth Messimer