Historic Thayer Hall Photo



Department Mission

To educate, train and inspire the Corps of Cadets through the discipline of history 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.

History Resources

The Department of History provides support and resources to cadets, scholars, and faculty. Please use the links below to visit our associated centers, documentation tools, and scholarly information. 


History cadets participate in multiple Staff Rides (Field Trips) and Academic Individual Advanced Development (AIAD or Summer Internship) programs throughout the year. 

Contact Us


UPS/ FEDEX Mailing address:

United States Military Academy

646 Swift Road

Thayer Hall, D/History, Rm 151

West Point, NY 10996

Administrative Officer
Department of History

Krista Hennen
Phone: 845-938-3221
Email: HistoryAdmin@westpoint.edu