Truman State University
Taking a break during a Squad Situational Training Exercise.

Part of a team

Taking a break during a Squad Situational Training Exercise.

General John J. Pershing

General of the Army

General John J. Pershing is our most notable graduate.  He graduated in 1880 from Truman State University with a 2-year teaching degree (Formerly the First District Normal School).  He then attended West Point and receivedhis commission.