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"Stormin' Norman" laid to rest

Published March 01. 2013 4:00AM
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Brenda Schwarzkopf, center, watches as an honor guard folds a flag over an urn containing the ashes of her late husband, Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, at the United States Military Academy Thursday in West Point, N.Y. Schwarzkopf was 78 when he died of complications from pneumonia on Dec. 27 in Tampa. The no-nonsense Desert Storm commander famously nicknamed "Stormin' Norman," graduated from West Point in 1956 and later taught there.

Brenda Schwarzkopf, center, watches as an honor guard folds a flag over an urn containing the ashes of her late husband, Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, at the United States Military Academy Thursday in West Point, N.Y. Schwarzkopf was 78 when he died of complications from pneumonia on Dec. 27 in Tampa. The no-nonsense Desert Storm commander famously nicknamed "Stormin' Norman," graduated from West Point in 1956 and later taught there.

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