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The MacArthur family at Ford Selden, NM, circa 1884. His parents taught him the values of patriotism, integrity, and honesty long before he entered school.

Unable to obtain a presidential appointment to West Point, MacArthur earned his appointment with the highest score in Wisconsin Rep. Theabold Otjen's competitive examination in 1898.

MacArthur (#96 in the forefront) gained his lifelong love of learning and athletics at West Texas Military Academy. (Photo circa 1896)

“The Fighting Dude.” Brigadier General MacArthur, Commander of the ...

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