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The first female graduates of U.S. Army Ranger School, 1st. Lt. Shaye Haver (left), and Capt. Kristen Griest (right) pose for a photo with a Cadet Mary Lyons in Arvin Cadet Physical Development Center before a combatives class Oct. 2. This was the first time Haver and Griest have visited the Academy since commissioning into the Army. (Army photo by: Anthony Battista/ West Point DPTMS VI)
Cadets and Academy staff participated in 2015 Tunnel To The Towers Run. The Tunnel To The Towers Run is a 5K race that commemorates New York firefighter Stephen Siller's heroic run from Brooklyn to the World Trade Center on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. Members from the Corps of Cadets have participated in this run every year since 2009. (Photo by: Cadet Sarah Brown)
Cadet First Captain Eugene Coleman, III, presents a cadet saber to 2015 Nininger Award Recipient, Maj. Christopher Dean. The West Point Association of Graduates presented Dean the Nininger Award for his conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action while serving during combat operations in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. (Photo by Anthony DiNoto, West Point Association of Graduates)
Army aviation helicopters sit on display on the Plain during Branch Week Sept. 14-19. During Branch Week, representatives educate cadets on their respective career fields through various methods including static display tours, leader panels, independent research and social functions. (U.S. Army photo by: Theresa M. Brinkerhoff/ USMA Public Affairs)
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)
October 08 Pointer View
Nininger Award 
Nininger Award
The West Point Association of Graduates presented Maj. Christopher Dean, USMA Class of 2002, with the Nininger Award. See Pages 1 and 3 ...
The 30th annual Class of 1970 National Conference of Ethics in America included several key speakers and round table discussions led by cadet leadership. See Page 4 ...
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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...