The monument will be erected in Highland Falls, New York, just south of the main West Point entrance and across from the West Point Museum, with the inscription: This monument honors all of the intrepid mule riders since 1899 who promoted the indomitable spirit of the Corps of Cadets.
The West Point Class of 1954, Company M, 2nd Regiment, and their friends, are dedicating the monument, created by the renowned Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, sculptor J. David Nunneley, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of their class. Class member Colonel W.C. "Tiny" Tomsen, who has coordinated this project from its inception over two years ago and is transporting the mule, said: "This will be a great addition to West Point, appreciated by all the cadets, and admired by the millions of visitors that come to West Point every year."
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