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** FILE ** In this Sept. 14, 1990, file photo, U.S. Army Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, commander of U.S. forces in Saudi Arabia, answers questions during an interview in Riyadh. A memorial service for the Desert Storm commander famously nicknamed “Stormin' Norman" will be held at the U.S. Military Academy's chapel Thursday afternoon, Feb. 28, 2013. His remains will be buried afterward at West Point's cemetery. (AP Photo/David Longstreath, File)

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