• Gen. Schoomaker prepares his horse for a trot around the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo on Feb. 16, 2005. Schoomaker opened the rodeo on that day by swearing in a group of new Army recruits in front of thousands of rodeo fans. Schoomaker has been an avid sports enthusiast and believes that participating in sports helps build teamwork and character.

    Farewell to a Great Warrior

    Gen. Schoomaker prepares his horse for a trot around the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo on Feb. 16, 2005. Schoomaker opened the rodeo on that day by swearing in a group of new Army recruits in front of thousands of rodeo fans. Schoomaker has been an...

  • Gen. Schoomaker pins a Purple Heart Medal on Spc. Rebecca Macintyre, a motor transport operator with the 96th Aviation Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, during a ceremony at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Iraq, in August 2006. Schoomaker's number one priority was taking care of his Soldiers, especially the junior enlisted.

    Farewell to a Great Warrior

    Gen. Schoomaker pins a Purple Heart Medal on Spc. Rebecca Macintyre, a motor transport operator with the 96th Aviation Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, during a ceremony at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Iraq, in August 2006...

  • Gen. Schoomaker visits Iraqi Army Maj. Gen. Ayoub Bashar, commander, 9th Iraqi Army Division (IAD) in April 2006 as Col. John Hort, senior advisor to the 9th IAD Military Transition Team, looks on.

    Farewell to a Great Warrior

    Gen. Schoomaker visits Iraqi Army Maj. Gen. Ayoub Bashar, commander, 9th Iraqi Army Division (IAD) in April 2006 as Col. John Hort, senior advisor to the 9th IAD Military Transition Team, looks on.

  • From left, Gen. Schoomaker, Master Sgt. James L. Hicks, Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, former Secretary of the Army Francis J. Harvey, Spc. Andrew Ruddle and Sergeant Major of the Army Kenneth Preston cut the Army birthday cake at the Pentagon on June 14, 2006.  The ceremony marked the 231st birthday of the U.S Army.

    Farewell to a Great Warrior

    From left, Gen. Schoomaker, Master Sgt. James L. Hicks, Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, former Secretary of the Army Francis J. Harvey, Spc. Andrew Ruddle and Sergeant Major of the Army Kenneth Preston cut the Army birthday cake at the...

  • Gen. Schoomaker attends a pass-in-review of Argentine Army troops during the closing ceremony of the Conference of American Armies - Commander's Conference in Buenos Aires, Nov. 3, 2006. Schoomaker worked tirelessly to build alliances and partnerships with other nations.

    Farewell to a Great Warrior

    Gen. Schoomaker attends a pass-in-review of Argentine Army troops during the closing ceremony of the Conference of American Armies - Commander's Conference in Buenos Aires, Nov. 3, 2006. Schoomaker worked tirelessly to build alliances and partnerships...

  • Argentine Army Chief of Staff Gen. Roberto Fernando Benedini greets Gen. Schoomaker at the Conference of American Armies - Commander's Conference in Buenos Aires, Nov. 2, 2006.

    Farewell to a Great Warrior

    Argentine Army Chief of Staff Gen. Roberto Fernando Benedini greets Gen. Schoomaker at the Conference of American Armies - Commander's Conference in Buenos Aires, Nov. 2, 2006.

  • Gen. Schoomaker briefs reporters on the Army reorganization initiative during a Pentagon press briefing Feb. 2, 2006. Schoomaker pressed lawmakers for full funding of the Army, National Guard and Reserve. Personnel, to include quality of life funding; equipment; and training were always his highest priorities.

    Farewell to a Great Warrior

    Gen. Schoomaker briefs reporters on the Army reorganization initiative during a Pentagon press briefing Feb. 2, 2006. Schoomaker pressed lawmakers for full funding of the Army, National Guard and Reserve. Personnel, to include quality of life funding...

  • Gen. Schoomaker greets Vice Chief of the Pakistan Army Gen. Ahsan Saleem Hyat at Chaklala Air Base, Pakistan, Dec. 22, 2005. Schoomaker was there to show U.S. support for the country in the wake of the devastating Oct. 8 earthquake.

    Farewell to a Great Warrior

    Gen. Schoomaker greets Vice Chief of the Pakistan Army Gen. Ahsan Saleem Hyat at Chaklala Air Base, Pakistan, Dec. 22, 2005. Schoomaker was there to show U.S. support for the country in the wake of the devastating Oct. 8 earthquake.

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