Feminism | Posted by Charles Clymer on 06/28/2013

The Congresswoman v. The General

Lt. Gen. David H. Huntoon, Jr. has not had the best of luck in the past two weeks. Seven days following the results of an investigation by the Pentagon that the West Point Superintendent “improperly used” his office and recommended corrective action against the 3-star general, Huntoon unexpectedly found himself on the hot seat again last Wednesday.

At a routine meeting of the West Point Board of Visitors, a select committee of Members of Congress and Presidential Appointees, Huntoon was giving a standard presentation on affairs of the Academy.

In the small audience (around 20-30 attendees) were three U.S. Senators and five Congresspersons. Also in the audience was Brenda “Sue” Fulton, West Point Class of ’80, one of the first women to graduate from the storied and revered institution. …

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