Martinez graduates from West Point

(Submitted photo) Pictured from left to right Gustavo Martinez, Monica Martinez, Michael Martinez and his wife Kylie Martinez.

WEST POINT, N.Y. – Cadet Michael Martinez, son of Mr. Gustavo Martinez and Mrs. Monica Martinez of LaBelle, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday, May 25.

Martinez graduated from LaBelle High School in 2015. While at West Point, he concentrated his studies in Mathematical Sciences. Upon graduation, he was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army within the Engineers branch and will subsequently serve the nation as an officer for a minimum of five years.

About West Point
The U. S. Military Academy at West Point is a four-year, co-educational, federal, liberal arts college located 50 miles north of New York City. It was founded in 1802 as America’s first college of engineering and continues today as the world’s premier leader-development institution, consistently ranked among top colleges in the country. Its mission remains constant–to educate, train, and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country and prepared for a career of professional excellence and service to the nation as an officer in the United States Army. For more information, go to

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