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View a eulogy for Jacqueline Lawson Escobar, USMA '02, who passed away on August 17, 2021.

Jacqueline Lawson Escobar

West Point, 2002

Be Thou At Peace

Posted by Eve Sampson on August 24, 2021:

A few years ago, I met LTC Jackie Escobar at a speaking engagement talking to retired senior veterans about women in combat arms. LTC Escobar, a Purple Heart recipient and USMA graduate, paved the way for me to serve in a combat arms role while deployed. I was awed by her wit, resilience, and humor - overwhelmed by the opportunity to share a space with her.

Last week, the world lost a wonderful leader, role model, and human. She was not only a personal role model for me; she was also responsible for some of the thought and literature that allowed women to serve in combat roles. In her honor, I ask you to read her writing and share with others.

Here is some of her work:


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