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Cadet Alan Alvarado, USMA Class of 2016 and member of the West Point Boxing Team, assists a boxing fan with techniques during West Point Day at Fort Hamilton, NY April 18. West Point Day highlights the academy’s historic educational and military tradition to the New York City area, further cementing the bond between the people of New York and the world's preeminent leader development and academic institution. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jeremy Bunkley, USMA Public Affairs)
Athena Shield, the new Army West Point Athletics logo, was unveiled at Eisenhower Hall on April 13 .
Army West Point athletes wearing newly designed uniforms at Eisenhower Hall during the unveil April 13. During the unveil, Athena shield was introduced as the new primary logo of Army West Point Athletics. (U.S. Army photo by: William C. Bunce/ West Point DPTS VI)
A cadet tosses a training grenade into a simulated bunker during the 49th Annual Sandhurst Military Skills Competition at West Point April 11. The Red Team from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst topped all competitors while Company H3 placed first among the United States Corps of Cadets. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Vito T. Bryant/ 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.
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 Active Shooter 
Active Shooter
Nearly three-quarters of the Corps of Cadets, community members, Soldiers from Fort Drum, New York State Police and emergency vehicles from the surrounding community participated in an active shooter scenario. Read more...
Special Olympics
Special Olympics
Roughly 3,000 people came to cheer for more than 750 athletes from Orange, Rockland, Sullivan Dutchess, Westchester and Ulster counties at the 41st annual Hudson Valley Region Spring Special Olympics April 25. Read more...
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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...