Civil Rights Staff Ride
On the Civil Rights Staff Ride, cadets met with Hank Thomas, a 1961 Freedom Rider. He described the challenges he faced with having his bus burned by the Klan and being incarcerated in Mississippi. Mr. Thomas also discussed his subsequent service in the Vietnam War as a medic, when he received a Purple Heart. Follow along for more updates about the staff ride, and learn more about opportunities through the Department of Law.