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West Point Superintendent Lt. Gen. Darryl A. Williams celebrates Veterans Day during the opening bell ceremony representing all those who serve our great nation – past, present and future. (U.S. Army photo) Cadets at the U.S. Military Academy took part in Company Athletics Brigade Championship Day Nov. 14, 2018, competing in various competitions throughout central area locations that included soccer, basketball, flag football and functional fitness events. (U.S. Army photo by Michael Lopez) A scenic view of the fall colors that are surrounding the West Point installation and Hudson Valley area. (U.S. Army photo by Brandon OConnor)

U.S. Military Academy Cadets Monica H. Sowinski and Nicholas R. Webster have been named the 2018 recipients of the Lt. Gen. Harold "Hal" G. Moore Warrior Athlete of Excellence Award.  Each year, a senior cadet (one man and one woman) is recognized for extraordinary performance related to those that best exemplify the qualities of Moore and the tenants of the warrior ethos on the athletic playing fields as well as selected Department of Physical Education programs.  (U.S. Army photo by Michael Lopez) Behind 13 event victories, the Army West Point Swimming and Diving team defeated UConn, 199-95, on Oct. 27 at Crandall Pool. The Black Knights moved to 2-0 in the dual season after securing the win at their home pool, while the Huskies dropped to 1-3. (U.S. Army Photo by Mady Salvani)
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.
This Week's Pointer View (PDF)
November 15 Pointer View
Cadets follow great-grandparents sacrifices from World War IWorld War I 
World War I officially ended 100 years ago Nov. 11. There are stories like Manes Novello who received two Purple Hearts while serving in the Army during World War I. Today, his great-granddaughter is USMA Class of 2019 Cadet Amelia Gabrovic. See Page 4 for story and photo in the Nov. 15 PV issue.

Class of 2019's Branch Night
Branch Night
The past 42 months at the U.S. Military Academy have led to this moment for the Class of 2019. On Nov. 15, the 1,020 members of the class received their branch notifications of where they will start their careers in the Army. See Page 6 for story and photos in the Nov. 15 PV issue.
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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...