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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) 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) 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) A new cadet reports to the cadet in the red sash during the U.S. Military Academy at West Point’s Reception Day,  June 27, 2016. More than 1,300 new cadets make up the Class of 2020 including 282 women, 425 minorities, 15 international cadets and 13 combat veterans.  (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Vito T. Bryant)
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)
July 21 Pointer View
Knowing the Drill 
Knowing the Drill
Staff Sgt. Kristopher K. Jackson,  a drill sergeant stationed at Fort Benning, Ga., observes a cadet during the U.S. Military Academy's Leader Training Program July 13. See Page 3 ...

New Elective Biology Course
New Elective Biology Course
Capt. Ryan Rodriguez looks through a microscope as part of CH275, Introdcution to Biology. 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...