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A demonstration during the Combined Arms Live Fire Exercise by Soldiers training cadets from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).  (U.S. Army photo by Michelle Eberhart) Officers, Soldiers and West Point cadets participated in a variety of activities in New York City in celebration of the 243rd Army Birthday on June 14. (U.S. Army photo by Bryan Ilyankoff) Cadets participating in Air Assault 1 practice their skills rappelling from helicopters.  This challenge is one of the final requirements completed in order to earn coveted Air Assault wings.  Training is conducted by The Sabalauski Air Assault School, Fort Campbell, Kentucky.  (U.S. Army photo by Debra Dalton)
A cadet instructs Summer Leader Experience students prior to participating in the Leader Reaction Course and combatives training at Camp Buckner. (U.S. Army photo by Michael Lopez) Each year, West Point offers approximately 1,000 high school juniors the chance to live the life of a cadet for one week as part of the Summer Leader Experience program. (U.S. Army photo)
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)
June 21 Pointer View
Be a Cadet for a DayBe a Cadet for a Day 
Can you meet the challenge of West Point?
The U.S. Military Academy will conduct a rehearsal for Reception Day from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. June 29 on the academy grounds. If you are interested, sign up to​ Be a Cadet for a Day.
 

Army Baseball takes PL Title
Army Baseball takes PL Title
The Army West Point Baseball team members pile on each other after the final out of their 5-3 victory over service academy rival Navy May 21 in Annapolis, Md., to sweep the Patriot League Championship Series to earn an NCAA Tournament berth. See Pages 1 and 20 in the May 24 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...