WEST POINT, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — There is some family pride in the West Point Class of 2017.
For the first time in decades, three brothers will be graduating from the U.S. Military Academy at the same time.READ MORE: 'Today, I Can Rejoice': New Yorkers Hit The Streets After Jury Finds Derek Chauvin Guilty In George Floyd's Death
Sumner, Cole and Noah Ogrydziak entered West Point in 2013. For four years, the Texas natives marched, studied, learned field maneuvers and how to drill.
While they were in different regiments at the school, they always tried to make time for each other.READ MORE: Activists Celebrate Conviction Of Derek Chauvin In George Floyd's Death, But Say Fight Is Not Over: 'Tomorrow, We Still Have To Dismantle Systemic Oppression'
“Usually on the weekends we’ll buy a pizza at Grant Hall over there and we’ll watch a movie together. Just hang out,” Cole said.
At their May 27 graduation ceremony, their father, a Coast Guard captain, will give his sons their oaths as they become second lieutenants.MORE NEWS: Police: Gabriel Dewitt Wilson In Custody After Deadly Shooting At West Hempstead Stop & Shop