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U.S. Military Academy Command Sergeant Major, Command Sgt. Maj. David M. Clark, leads a formation of Noncommissioned Officers from West Point on a run to kick off the inaugural NCO Fusion Forum June 19. The forum was held to familiarize NCOs with various subjects that will enhance their ability to lead, train and mentor Cadets and Soldiers. (U.S. Army photo by: John Pellino/ West Point DPTMS VI)
Commandant of the U.S. Corps of Cadets, Brig. Gen. John C. Thomson III, leads the first iteration of Cadet Field Training (CFT) during the run back from Camp Buckner, June 15. CFT emphasizes general military skills, individual preparedness training, preparations for extended field operations, and leading, participating in, and conducting small unit tactical operations. (U.S. Army photo by: John Pellino/ West Point DPTMS VI)
Class of 2018 Cadets stand at parade rest while receiving instructions from Cadet Cadre during Reception Day on July 2, 2014. The Class of 2019 will report for R-day June 29, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt Vito T. Bryant/ USMA Public Affairs)
Cadets enrolled in Air Assault Course 15-2 at West Point attach equipment to a New Jersey National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk during the hands-on portion of the sling load operations phase June 6. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jeremy Bunkley, 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)
June 25 Pointer View
 CFT I Complete
CFT I Complete
Nearly 150 rising yearlings ran from Camp Buckner to West Point, a course of about seven-and-a-half miles, after completing Cadet Field Training June 15. Read more...
Grappling with SLE
Grappling with SLE
During the first iteration of the Summer Leader Experience, more than 400 rising high school seniors (nearly 900 total after two iterations) enroll in SLE to see what it is like to be a cadet
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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...