THE U.S. MILITARY ACADEMY AT WEST POINT

THE PREEMINENT LEADER DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTION

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The U.S. Military Academy at West Point'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."

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The Academy's Four Leader Development Programs

Cadets learn to live honorably, lead honorably, and demonstrate excellence by following through the Character, Academic, Physical, and Military programs.

CHARACTER

CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT

Moral-ethical development is central to the 47-month West Point experience and is explicitly mandated by the Academy's mission statement. The emphasis on personal character is to support the West Point Motto - "Duty, Honor, Country" - and the ideals of the seven Army Values: loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity, and personal courage.

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CHARACTER

CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT

Moral-ethical development is central to the 47-month West Point experience and is explicitly mandated by the Academy's mission statement. The emphasis on personal character is to support the West Point Motto - "Duty, Honor, Country" - and the ideals of the seven Army Values: loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity, and personal courage.

EXPLORE CHARACTER PROGRAM

ACADEMIC

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

West Point's Academic Program includes an excellent, broadly structured undergraduate curriculum that balances the physical sciences and engineering with the behavioral and social sciences. The goal is for every graduate to be able to think creatively and clearly express original ideas on both technological and interpersonal issues. In addition, the Academy seeks to instill in cadets a commitment to progressive and continued education development.

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ACADEMIC

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

West Point's Academic Program includes an excellent, broadly structured undergraduate curriculum that balances the physical sciences and engineering with the behavioral and social sciences. The goal is for every graduate to be able to think creatively and clearly express original ideas on both technological and interpersonal issues. In addition, the Academy seeks to instill in cadets a commitment to progressive and continued education development.

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MILITARY

MILITARY LEADERSHIP

West Point's Military Program provides an outstanding professional foundation focused on education in the American military ethic and the Army's core values, along with training in individual and small-unit leadership skills. Cadets are inspired to make a commitment to national services as an Army officer and to adopt the ideals of the seven Army Values.

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MILITARY

MILITARY LEADERSHIP

West Point's Military Program provides an outstanding professional foundation focused on education in the American military ethic and the Army's core values, along with training in individual and small-unit leadership skills. Cadets are inspired to make a commitment to national services as an Army officer and to adopt the ideals of the seven Army Values.

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PHYSICAL

PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT

The Physical Program is focused upon the physically demanding requirements of an Army officer. It endeavors to develop in cadets the ability to maintain personal and unit fitness, fosters the warrior spirit, builds an appreciation for team work, and inspires the will to win. Specific program activities include physical education classes, regular fitness testing, and competitive athletics.

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PHYSICAL

PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT

The Physical Program is focused upon the physically demanding requirements of an Army officer. It endeavors to develop in cadets the ability to maintain personal and unit fitness, fosters the warrior spirit, builds an appreciation for team work, and inspires the will to win. Specific program activities include physical education classes, regular fitness testing, and competitive athletics.

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