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 A cadet studies in Jefferson Hall as term-end exams continue throughout the week. (U.S. Army photo by Michelle Eberhart) A performance by the Glee Club during a special dinner with the Corps of Cadets in the Mess Hall in honor of the academy superintendent. (U.S. Army photo by Michael Lopez) Lieutenant Gen. Robert L. Caslen, Jr., the 59th superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy, during a cadet parade held in his honor on May 10, 2018. (U.S. Army photo by Michael Lopez) “A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.”  -General Douglas MacArthur (U.S. Army Photo by Michelle Eberhart)

The U.S. Military Academy at West Point hosts Projects Day on May 3, 2018. Projects Day highlights academic excellence across USMA showcasing leaders of character who think critically, internalize their professional identity and will employ their education to help build the Army and the Nation’s future. (U.S. Army photo by Michelle Eberhart)
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)
May 17 Pointer View
SecArmy Esper visits West PointEsper Visit  Secretary of the Army Mark Esper spent time speaking with cadets, senior leaders and academic departments, including learning about the partnerships and cyber research being done by the Army Cyber Institute Feb. 10. See Pages 1 and 3 in the Feb. 15 PV issue.

Flipper Dinner
Flipper Dinner
A Flipper descendant, Ken Davis, presents the Henry O. Flipper Award to Class of 2018 Cadet Louis Weierbach-Chainey at the annual Flipper Dinner Feb. 8. The award is presented to a first class cadet who has undergone adversity in his or her cadet career. See Page 2 in the Feb. 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...