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The members of the U.S. Military Academy Class of 2008 receive the oath of office from the Commandant of the U.S. Corps of Cadets, Brig. Gen. Michael Linnington. Of the class of 972 graduates, 958 took the oath today. The other 14 graduates are foreign cadets, who will return to their respective countries to serve. The class included 148 women, 57 African Americans, 69 Asian/Pacific Islanders, 56 Hispanics and 12 Native Americans. There are 138 members who are also attended the U.S. Military Academy Preparatory School, Fort Monmouth, N.J. -- 114 men and 24 women.