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 ...