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The U.S. Military Academy Class of 2019 runs past and motivates the Class of 2020, July 25, 2016.  The Class of 2019 ran back from Camp Bucker to end Cadet Field Training as the Class of 2020 marched out to Camp Buckner for the final weeks of Cadet Basic Training. (U.S. Army photo by: John Pellino) A Class of 2019 cadet takes a plunge into Lake Popolopen during the water obstacle course at West Point during Cadet Field Training July 21, 2016.   (U.S. Army photo by: Michelle Eberhart) Cadet John Sabatino navigates an obstacle at the Marne Obstacle Course in West Point during Cadet Field Training, July 22, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Vito T. Bryant) New cadets raise their hands during the Oath of Allegiance ceremony on the Plain, June 27.  Brig. Gen. Diana M. Holland, Commandant of the U.S. Corps of Cadets, administered the oath which officially ended Reception Day for the Class of 2020. (U.S. Army photo by: John Pellino)
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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Professor shows research passion
Professor shows research passion
Dr. Rob Person, assistant professor of International Relations and Comparative Politics in the Social Sciences Department at USMA, recently published two peer-reviewed articles, both of which were based on research he completed from 2007-08 an published in a journal. See Page 3 ...

Cadet Field Training
Cadet Field Training
The Class of 2019 completed its Cadet Field Training July 24 at Camp Buckner. Throughout the course of CFT, cadets participated in the Water Confidence Course as well as  obstacle courses and team an leaderhsp building exercises. See Pages 1, 4-5...
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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...