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Gen. Dennis Via, Commanding General of the United States Army Materiel Command, waves to the Corps of Cadets from the Poop Deck in the Cadet Mess Hall during a visit to the Academy Mar. 24. In addition to having lunch with cadets, Gen. Via visited the Cadet Uniform Factory and led a leader professional development session with USMA staff and faculty. (Photo by: Staff Sgt. Vito T. Bryant/ USMA Pubic Affairs)
A South Carolina sunset finds the West Point Crew Team at Lake Hartwell training for their spring sprint season. (Photo courtesy of the West Point Crew Team)
The U.S. Military Academy proudly announces that the newest cadet barracks, expected to be completed in late 2016, will be named in honor of Gen. Benjamin Oliver Davis Jr., Class of 1936. (U.S. Army Graphic by: Damian Shepard)
The Class of 2018 Crest lights up the Cadet Mess Hall as Cadet Adeline Henley describes its symbolisms during the Plebe-Parent Banquet March 14. The crest's unveiling is the culminating event of Plebe-Parent weekend, which is the first major event freshman cadets plan and execute as a class. (Photo by: Bev Cooper/ USMA DPTMS VI)
Welcome to the United States Military Academy
 
The United States Military Academy's mission is 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.

The Academy provides a superb four-year education, which focuses on the leader development of cadets in the academic, military, and physical domains, all underwritten by adherence to a code of honor.
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 Cadets challenged to innovate 
Cadets challenged to innovate
Twelve teams of cadets presented their work in the semifinal round for the DARPA Service Academy Innovation Challenge and the USMA-MIT Soldier Design Competition. Read more...
 
 Plebe-Parent Weekend
Plebe-Parent Weekend
Plebe-Parent Weekend is a chance for plebes to show their family and friends what they've learned during their first eight months at West Point. Read more...
 
 
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West Point is a tremendous place to live and serve. Find out more about available assignment opportunities within the USMA staff and faculty here...