Remembering Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf

POSTED: 07:18 PM PST Dec 27, 2012    UPDATED: 07:48 AM PST Feb 28, 2013 

Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, the no-nonsense Desert Storm commander famously nicknamed "Stormin' Norman," will be buried at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point today. Take a look at Schwarzkopf's life and career.

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"General Schwarzkopf's skilled leadership of that campaign liberated the Kuwaiti people and produced a decisive victory for the allied coalition," Panetta said in a written statement. "In the aftermath of that war, General Schwarzkopf was justly recognized as a brilliant strategist and inspiring leader. Today, we recall that enduring legacy and remember him as one of the great military giants of the 20th century."

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