Profiles of Bravery

Gen. Roscoe Robinson Jr.

1982: First black four-star general

General Robinson

Robinson attended St. Louis University for only a year and then transferred to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., entering the Class of 1951 and earned a master's degree in international relations at the University of Pittsburgh. Robinson served 34 years in the U.S. Army.

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