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The Corps of Cadets participates in a Brigade Run with the First Captain, Cadet David Bindon.  The run builds esprit de corps among cadets and is the first event that incorporates the Class of 2022 within the ranks. (U.S. Army photo by Cadet Robert Norwood)

Members of the U.S. Military Academy Class of 2022 proudly display their motto as they complete the final leg of a 12-mile road march signifying the successful completion of Cadet Basic Training, Aug. 13, 2018. (U.S. Army photo by Michelle Eberhart)

New cadets from Bravo Company practice chemical biological, radiological and nuclear operations known as CBRN by donning their protective masks in their crucible training at Camp Buckner, Aug. 7, 2018. (U.S. Army photo by Michelle Eberhart)

Cadets from Task Force Pace get the opportunity to take a UH-47 Chinook Orientation Flight during Cadet Summer Training. Cadets were offered a unique vantage of the academy grounds. (U.S. Army Photo by Cadet Collin Cooley) Class of 2022 U.S. Military Academy cadets shoot M203 grenade launchers during Cadet Basic Training. (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)
August 16 Pointer View
Summer Training continuesSummer Training 
Yearling cadets familiarize themselves with the M4 carbine and advanced optics ahead of weapons qualification with help from members of Task Force Falcon as part of U.S. Military Academy Cadet Field Training July 9 at training ranges.​ See Page 1 for photos in the July 12 PV issue.

AHF Writing Award
AHF Writing Award
Col. Ty Seidule, head of Department of History, Clifford Rogers and Sam Watson (not shown) display three of the Army Historical Foundation distnguished writing awards for history for editing the hard cover books on War World II, Civil War and most recent, the History of the American Revolution. See Page 4 in the August 9 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...